City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


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.

Cyrano de Bergerac, The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

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Meet the extraordinary Cyrano de Bergerac, bravest soul alive, best friend, poet, writer, musician, swordsman, philosopher.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Søndergård Conducts Shéhérazade, Usher Hall, Review

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The few words from the Orchestra's Music Director at the start of the concert were again most welcome.

Scottish Chamber Orchestra : Haydn The Seasons with the SCO Chorus, Usher Hall, Review

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Haydn's oratorio The Seasons came three years after his particularly well received The Creation.

Let It Be, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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If you've got a ticket to Let It Be, you've got a ticket to ride this jukebox musical through the most iconic Beatles songs and performances of the band's reign.

It Wisnae Me, Traverse, Review

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The skewed nature of the Scottish psyche has been thrown in to a cartoonish relief in this latest lunchtime offering from acclaimed Falkirk writer, Alan Bissett.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Søndergård Conducts Mahler Five, Usher Hall, Review

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If you think the word flounce means a strip of material gathered and sewn into a skirt or dress, you might be surprised that it also means an exaggerated action that expresses annoyance or impatience.

Calender Girls, Festival Theatre, Review

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Deep in the Yorkshire Dales, among the Victoria sponges and pots of plum jam, it’s about time for another shot at that iconic W.I. calendar.

Scotties, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Theatre Gu Leòr, with the support of NTS have brought forward an untold tale, entwining the cultures, languages of the Scottish and Irish with one fatal injustice at the helm.

King’s Panto Casting Update

The King’s Theatre Edinburgh today announces that Andy Gray will no longer be appearing in this year’s pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, on medical grounds.