City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


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.

Assembly Rooms Upgrades For 2009

The Assembly Rooms is lined up for a £10 million renovation that will see the entire building and its facilities upgraded and refurbished, including exterior improvements to both the George and Rose Street sides and the adjoining lanes by 2009.

Scotland Bans Smoking in Public Places

Today, 6am on 26th March 2006, the Scottish Executive banned smoking in all enclosed public places in Scotland. For Scots used to habituating the fug of low-ceiled smoky pubs this is a landmark decision. 

Aladdin, Brunton Theatre, Review

This year’s seasonal yarn at the Brunton is the truly amazing story of...

Cinderella, Lyceum Theatre, Review

Through Stuart Paterson’s adaptations of classic panto fare, the Lyceum usually brings something a little more mature than the average to the Christmas season.

Saturday Night Fever, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

One of the benchmark American movies of the seventies hits the stage in this fast-moving adaptation by Nan Knighton which recreates all the original Bee Gees hits with a huge ensemble cast.

The Diary of Anne Frank, King's Theatre, Review

Of all the testimonies to spring from Nazi Europe, the Diary of Anne Frank will continue to stand as one of the most enduringly effective in bringing home the impact of that brief period’s mo

Romeo and Juliet, Royal Lyceum, Review

A strong, highly accessible and justifiably thought-provoking production of Shakespeare's most famous love play. An ideal one, too, for introducing someone to the Bard for the first time.

Grease (The Musical), Playhouse Theatre, Review

Tightly choreographed, performed with plenty energy and great fun, this latest production of the musical that first brought (parody) Rock and Roll to Broadway, pretty much delivers the goods we hav