City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Fergus Lamont

In the hands of Gerry Mulgrew and Communicado, Robin Jenkins' attempt to portray early twentieth century Scotland's social and psychic divisions takes to the stage with gusto and aplomb

Carthage Must Be Destroyed Review

Alan Wilkins' epic for four actors kicks off in a public bathhouse, where Gregor, a Senator (Sean Campion), and Marcus, (Damian Lynch) an up-and-coming operator, await the arrival of Cato (Tony Guilfoyle).

Tutti Frutti Review

The only things a fully-grown man has to fear in this world are a fully grown woman and an unopened bank statement. Advice to a friend in 'relationship difficulties' might be more appropriately offered to the characters who make up 'The Majestics', John Byrne's tribute band

Man of the Mancha Review

This 1965 Broadway musical hit received Tony Awards for best musical, score, and libretto. It's based on the epic tale by Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote de la Mancha (1605), regarded as the first modern novel.

The Play What I Wrote Review

During the 1970s and early 80s one of the TV highlights of the year was the Morecambe and Wise Christmas show, watched some years by over 25 million viewers - half the UK population.

Edinburgh's Smoking Ban - One Year On

It's a year since smokers were told to stub out in Edinburgh's pubs, restaurants, and other enclosed public areas.

Monks Review

Des Dillon first made his name as a poet, novelist and short story writer before turning to the theatre. Many of the themes and characters are linked to his own experience growing up in Coatbridge and the working class lives around the harsh industrial landscape of slagpits and steelworks.

Theatre Review: The Letter

In our pressurised, fast paced, jet setting lives, amidst global political, religious and racial unrest,

strangers, babies Review

Do we get over our childhood? Or are we destined to relive aspects of it throughout our whole adult lives?

Significant Clue to Leith's History Found in Pilrig Park

The remains of an English fort from the 1560 Siege of Leith have been discovered in Pilrig Park, Edinburgh, in one of the most significant archaeological finds in recent years.