City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

Letwise Week for Landlords and Tenants

The City of Edinburgh Council kicks off its third annual "responsible renting week", Letwise, today.

St Andrews Day Performance of Scotland's Story

A special show attempting to tell the story of Scotland's multicultural history using film, music, dance, poetry and song will be performed by young people from Scotland and around the world as part of the St Andrews Day celebrations on 30th November.

Mixed Emotions as Scotland's Euro Hopes Die

So Scotland's Euro 2008 dream dies after going down 2-1 to world champions Italy in a rain-sodden Hampden.

Richard Alston Dance Company Review

Richard Alston, one of Britain’s foremost contemporary choreographers, set up his dance company at The Place in London in 1994. Always popular with audiences, their current tour comprises a mixture of both classical and modern music and dance.

Taking A Wild Punt On Chekhov

A performer's view on the attractions and challenges of staging the first amateur Scottish production of a little-known Chekhov play.

Festival of Cinema Italiano in Edinburgh

The 14th annual Italian Film Festival, running from 17-29 November at the Edinburgh Filmhouse,
is the only event in the UK exclusively devoted to
Italian cinema.

Flightpath Review

Out of Joint is one of Britain's most established National and International touring theatre
companies, predictably staging good quality, interesting productions. Working in collaboration with the Bush Theatre, Flight Path by David Watson, is their latest venture.

The Pearlfisher Review

Hebridean playwright Iain F MacLeod’s premiere exploring the history of Scottish Travellers also marks the last show for Lyceum Artistic Director Philip Howard, and after 11 years at the helm, it’s an anti-climactic finish.

Endgame Review

'Nothing is funnier than unhappiness' could have been written by the heretical psychoanalyst Adam Phillips. That Samuel Beckett got there fifty years ago is but one instance of his prescience.

The Car Man Review

The Car Man is one of the most exciting pieces of dance touring Britain at present. Choreographed by Mathew Bourne, who shot to fame in 1995 with his all male production of Swan Lake, The Car Man oozes sensuality, energy and eroticism.