City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Outlaw King Film Review

Chris Pine in Outlaw King

I rarely review films anymore having swapped writing for making my own very modest efforts in the medium and working on other productions.

First Samhuinn Fire Festival On Calton Hill Bigger Than Beltane

Samhuinn Performers by Vince Graham (Beltane Fire Society)

To hypnotic drum beats, punctuated with guttural roars, a small army of pagan-esque performers staged a fiery, Hallowe’en night show on Calton Hill to mark the onset of

Francesca Hegyi Appointed New Executive Director of Edinburgh International Festival

Francesca Hegyi - EIF Executive Director

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced the appointment of Francesca Hegyi OBE as the incoming Executive Director.

Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra with Angela Hewitt, Usher Hall, Review

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Last night’s concert, as part of the Sunday Classics series at the Usher Hall, was with the acclaimed Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra.

Edinburgh Remembers Absent Friends in Festival

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Now in its fifth year, To Absent Friends is part of a Scotland-wide festival of storytelling and remembrance, where organisations come together to remember loved ones who have died.

Saturday Night Fever, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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If you love the Bee Gees and you’ve got some boogie shoes, then you’ll love Saturday Night Fever, the groovy jukebox musical led by dazzling Richard Winsor as Tony Manero (John Travolta, if

Macbeth, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Rufus Norris accentuates the bleak and the brutal in an austere Macbeth, fitting for our time.

Fame (2018), King’s Theatre, Review

Fame 2018 UK Tour: Picture By Tristram Kenton

A revival for its 30th anniversary since busting out its legwarmers is only right to celebrate the show that tries to recreate the passionate heartbreak of wanting Fame.

African-directed Musical Premieres in Edinburgh as Part of Black History Month

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As part of this year’s Black History Month, producer Neo Vilakazi brings an authentic representation of Africa to the UK’s stages and screens with Shona The Musical.

Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert, Orion String Trio, Balmoral Hotel, Review

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Winners of this year's Swiss Ambassador's Award, Orion String Trio, are given a week-long tour of five concerts accompanied by the Ambassador of Switzerland, His Excellency Mr Alexandre Fasel.