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Leitheatre to Showcase Pinter’s Homecoming

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Pinter, one of England’s greatest modern playwrights, was also an outspoken social commentator and renowned for his witty put-downs.

Anatomy Presents Cabaret-on-the-Edge at the Traverse Theatre

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Anatomy, based here in Edinburgh, produces art in the cabaret-style, bringing together a wide and wild variety of acts from across Scotland and beyond.

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Usher Hall, Review

Last night’s concert at the Usher Hall was the final one in the SCO season. Devoted to works in the nineteenth century it began with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No 3.

Edinburgh’s Favourite Comedy Duo Returns with Fringe Hit

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Last year’s Fringe hit Double Feature, by comedy writer Phil Differ, returns for a Scottish Summer Tour starring the King’s Theatre’s panto stalwarts, Andy Gray and Grant Stott.

Edinburgh’s Lyceum tops the shortlists for 2018 CATS

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The shortlists for the 2018 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) were released today and Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre has topped the list with 12 nominations across four different productions.

Wicked, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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L.Frank Baum’s story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, first published in 1900, is undoubtedly best known in its 1939 cinematic musical guise starring Judy Garland.

Birdsong, King’s Theatre, Review

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One hundred years on from the Great War we find ourselves in another age of political uncertainty.

Great Scots, Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre, Review


Aptly named, Great Scots is a podcast show of interviews with some of Scotland’s most talented creative minds, recorded live in the Gilded Balloon’s Basement Theatre.

Creditors, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review


David Greig’s adaptation of Strindberg’s Creditors delves into the turbulent and murky waters of the human mind to deliver a savage expose of love and revenge.

Edinburgh International Festival Unveils Light on the Shore Line-up

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Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr