City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News


Choir of Man, Assembly Rooms, Review

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Imagine if the local pub had a glee club….and we’re in The Jungle, a makeshift pub on the big stage at Assembly Rooms.

Breakfast Plays: B!rth, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Who gets to decide who lives and dies? “Nameless, faceless “gods” around a conference table?” asks Breakfast Plays: B!rth.

Oyster Boy, Assembly Omnitorium George Square, Review

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Outside the Omnitorium, Assembly’s latest venue at the back of George Square theatre a sign states ‘This evening the entertainment will be found amusing, instructive and delightful’.

EIBF 2017: Joseph Farrell and Lavinia Greenlaw, Review

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The Bosco Theatre is like a vintage circus tent, where writers, not animals and clowns, will entertain and amuse the audience, seated on (rather uncomfortable), bench seats.

EIF 2017: Festival First, Usher Hall, Review

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Sir James MacMillan conducted the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in three works which had received their first performance an Edinburgh Festival.

Trashed, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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Goody’s life is rubbish. A one summer job on the bins has lasted for 19 years, during which he has carried a fair weight of garbage. Things have not gone well.

Double Feature, Gilded Balloon, Review

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Back in the golden days of cinema, for the price of one ticket. two films were shown back to back - the big picture and the B movie. It was known as a double feature.

EIF 2017: The Music of The Incredible String Band, Review

The Incredible String Band

It’s 1967, the Edinburgh International Festival is a youthful 20 years old.

Woolf, theSpace on North Bridge, Review

Abi Clarke and Tobias Grace as Virginia and Leonard in Woolf

Surrounded by vintage leather suitcases, higgledy-piggledy piles of papers and books, coats, umbrellas, Virginia sits at her desk studying a handwritten sheet of paper intently.

EIBF 2017: Andrew Greig and Mike Heron, Incredible String Bands

‘You Know What You Could Be’ is the kind of phrase that echoes the hopes, dreams and downright fantasies of many a would-be rocker in many a rock band, but in the case of The Incredible String Band, o