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The Persians (A Play a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

The Persians

A Scot, an Englishman, and a Northern Irish woman walk into a bar…

EIFF 2018 Ranges Widely With Galas and Retrospectives

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival announces its full programme later this month (23rd May) with around 650 public, media, and industry screenings expected over the f

Edinburgh Film Festival Announces 15 Free, Outdoor Films

Thor: Ragnarok

The Edinburgh International Film Festival will be returning with three days of free, classic and recent big-budget movies this June.

Handel's Solomon, The Usher Hall, Review

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In his later life, Handel started to compose oratorios and Solomon is considered to be one of his masterpieces with stupendous choruses and heart rending love lyrics.

Eulogy (A Play a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

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All are gathered here today to celebrate the life of Sandy Munro, a life that is certainly illustrious, albeit, rarely what the eulogisers would deem celebratory.

Gut, Traverse, Review

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There’s a line in this début full-length original play from Frances Poet that asks “… how did we get from here to there?” This line sums up the jagged journey of inexperienced parents Maddy (Kirsty S

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Oundjian Conducts Shostakovich’s Leningrad, Usher Hall, Review

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This was Peter Oundjian's second last appearance in the Usher Hall after his six years as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Fat Friends, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Morphing from a quaint television sitcom into a tick-box musical, Fat Friends storms onto stages throughout the UK in the 2018 tour.

Warhorse 2018, Festival Theatre, Review

Warhorse 2018

Firmly in the saddle of their 10th Anniversary UK tour, the National Theatre return to the Festival Theatre with their awe-inspiring production of Warhorse, and with Handspring Puppet Company

Margaret Saves Scotland,(A Play, a Pie and a Pint), Traverse Theatre, Review

Tori Burgess as Margaret in Margaret Saves Scotland by Val McDermid

“ Nothing sells newspapers more than a good murder” is one of the grim comments about a Missing Girl, reflecting on George Orwell’s 1952 essay on the British obsession with murder.