City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Ma, Pa and the Little Mouths, Traverse, Review


There’s a line in the film Peter’s Friends when Stephen Fry’s character likens the process of being born “ [being] dropped down a random chimney...and … be able to get on with the set of

EIFF Reveals Strong Scottish Vein In International Line-up

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With just a week until the full programme launch for the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), we’re getting a picture of some of

Fife Theatre Company Takes on Topic of Love and Disability

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Scottish theatre company Cutting Edge Theatre is touring a new play this summer that sensitively explores questions of love and disability.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Der Rosenkavalier, Usher Hall, Review


When a young Richard Strauss showed his playful scherzo to the conductor Hans von Bülow, for whom he was working, it was rejected and considered unplayable.

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.