200 years on, meet David Livingstone through the eyes of the Africans who knew him.
Edinburgh wouldn't be the same without the Edinburgh International Festival.
Treats lie in store for EIF-goers this year from Shakespeare's Coriolanus backed by Chinese heavy metal bands to a production of Hamlet that interacts with Richard Burton's 1964 Broadway version; f
The programme for the Edinburgh International Festival was announced today. Here's the EIF's video preview of what's coming up in August.
The inspiration for Clean, we are told in an off-stage voiced prologue, arose from a conversation between the playwright and a (male) computer games designer.
Virgin Money will continue as headline sponsor of the Edinburgh Festival Fireworks Concert performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, for the n
On the ‘Rocky’ road for 40 years and still plenty of followers.
A near capacity Usher Hall audience (stalls and grand circle) enjoyed enthusiastic performances of songs sung by primary and secondary pupils from 13 schools across Edinburgh, Lothians, Borders and
The 25th Edinburgh International Science Festival (23 March-7 April) will be opening its doors in the evening with a serie
With the likes of Django Unchained and Lincoln dominating our movie theatres and news outlets over the past few months, you would be forgiven for thinking that the issue of racial equality was a to
An American who hasn’t heard of KFC or McDonalds?
Riotous Road Show comes to an unscheduled halt.
All three ingredients of the concert, overture, concerto and symphony were Beethoven, and all were labelled number three. This is just the sort of programme that fills every seat in the Usher Hall.
The performers had made their dramatic entrance when the evening’s director, the impressively voiced Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, was placing us way back to the early years of the reign of Dutch protestants
Many are left bewildered at the sudden departure of Edinburgh’s Cardinal Archbishop, Keith O’Brien, for almost twenty eight years resident at St Benet’s in Church Hill.
The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI accepted on the 18 February 2013 the resignation of His Eminence Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and E
The 1970s have been lovingly set in aspic for this revival of Mike Leigh’s unforgettable 1977 play, Abigail’s Party.
Pia Furtado has returned to Scottish Opera with her direction of Jules Massenet’s Werther.
Douglas Maxwell’s ‘A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity’ offers a range of responses to that possibility.
The first half of a Naked Classics concert is an exposition of the piece of music the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will play all the way through in the second half.