City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Grail Project, Bedlam Theatre, Review

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In our sleep we dream, trying to escape, but every day we must wake to overcome anew - to take up our quest.

Sex Shells, Underbelly Cowgate, Review


London’s camp cabaret quartet, Sex Shells is a shameless satirical show certain to have you screaming for more.

EIF: Christian Blackshaw & Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Queen's Hall, Review


To illustrate the universality of music, the ensemble playing at this morning’s Queen’s Hall recital came from all parts of the globe.

Dona Nobis Pacem, Greyfriars Kirk, Review


Music of breath-taking beauty awaited us at Greyfriars Kirk for this afternoon recital of largely late Mediaeval Scottish polyphony.

Signals, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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When it’s the centre of your universe, doubting the existence of extra-terrestrial life can never be a good thing.

In Loyal Company, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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“If there’s one thing I am good at its running away”, pants young Arthur Robinson as he sprints off with a stolen loaf of bread.

Schütz: Resurrection History, St Vincent’s Chapel, Review


Tonight’s outstanding performance of Schutz’s ‘Resurrection History’ fell within St Vincent’s ‘Festival of the Sacred Arts’, and was introduced by its director, The Revd Professor Gordon Graham.

Xenos, Festival Theatre, EIF, Review


Akram Khan’s trust in the power of collaboration is significantly rewarded in a new piece of work, delivering a performance of profound and intimate intensity.

Bilal Zafar: Lovebots, Just the Tonic at the Mash House, Review


My mother had one piece of advice for me when dealing with bullies, “Kill ‘em with kindness.” Bilal and my mother clearly have some things in common, because that is exactly what the comedian has done

La Maladie de la Mort, Lyceum, EIF Review

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As part of their residency at the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), Paris company Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord brings La Maladie de la Mort, an adaptation of the 1982 novella by Mar

All About Miss Jean Brodie, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark (original cover design)

As part of the Muriel Spark 100 celebrations, Alan Taylor, literary critic, writer and close friend of the late Muriel Spark, and Candia McWilliam, the award winning novelist discussed Spark’s most fa