City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Hedda Gabler, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, is stark and bleak and leaves a lingering sense of empty despair.

Top Dairy Firm Rowan Glen to Sponsor Cinderella at King’s Theatre’s

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This year Cinderella will go to the ball thanks to her new fairy godmother, or should that be ‘dairy’ godmother?

Christoph Croisé, Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert at the Balmoral Hotel, Review

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This year's winner of the prestigious Swiss Ambassador's Award began his four-concert tour of the United Kingdom in Edinburgh.

Blanche & Butch, Summerhall, Review

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Bird of Paradise Theatre’s Blanche & Butch is 75 minutes of ostentatious, exaggerated, theatrical, sober, serious-minded, crap-cutting, top-quality and freakishly stylish entertainment.

Love Song to Lavender Menace, Lyceum Rehearsal Studio, Review

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In the middle of Margaret Thatcher’s icy reign over the UK, parts of Edinburgh may have been checking if visitors had had their tea as they wrapped fur coats round knickerless backsides, but other par

RSNO: Beethoven and Sibelius, Usher Hall, Review

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Gardner's Question Time was how Principal Double Bass, Ana Cordova, introduced the pre-concert talk with conductor, Edward Gardner.

Man to Man, Traverse, Review

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Gender fluidity is very much a topical issue today. People who feel trapped in bodies of the wrong gender now have choices at their disposal to allow a different life.

Scottish Ballet: Stravinsky, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Andrew Peasgood and Constance Devernay in The Fairy's Kiss by Sir Kenneth MacMillan (photo credit, Andy Ross)

This brilliantly conceived programme pairs two contrasting ballets featuring Stravinsky scores, in which each dramatic narrative shares a similar subtext where a femme fatale predator aims to disturb

Dragons of Drummohr, Drummohr House & Grounds, Review

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If you’re up for some pre-Hallowe’en outdoor adventure Drummohr is the place to go.

Cockpit, Lyceum, Review

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Bridget Boland’s bold site- specific play must have rocked its audiences when it was first performed in London’s Playhouse in 1948.