City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Diamond, Underbelly Bristo Square, Review

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A series of plays being performed at the Festival Fringe 2018 is the result of a creative initiative by BBC Arts and Avalon.

The Conditioning, C aquila, Review

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I couldn’t see in the dark. I panicked. It all happened so fast … I am a killer. I am conditioned to kill.

Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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“It actually translates from Scots to ‘old times past,’” says Mairi Campbell on Auld Lang Syne, the beloved song that conjures images of fireworks and hand-holding at the close of a ceilidh.

Para Handy: A Radio Play on Stage, PQA 2 @ Riddle’s Court, Review

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Neil Munro’s belovèd characters, who crew the Clyde puffer The Vital Spark, are deep in the psyche of Scots of previous generations.

Dreamland, ZOO Southside, Review

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Not so long ago, in the not so distant City of London it was the dawn of an age of prosperity; battles were won over never ending riches – but in times of crisis people search for meaning.

Hocus Pocus, The Studio, Review

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Hocus Pocus tends to bring witches, cauldrons and rhyming incantations to the forefront of the mind, but in Phillippe Saire’s captivating new piece dance, physical theatre, visual art and lig

Let’s Inherit the Earth, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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As we trudge through our muggy, too-hot-for-the-Scots-but-can’t-complain summer Morna Pearson’s new comedy with songs, Let’s Inherit the Earth could not be more timely.

No Kids, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Partnering up in the rehearsal room for the first time, Ad Infinitum’s co-artistic directors and real-life couple, George Mann and Nir Paldi discuss the pros and cons of the partnership of a lifetime:

WEIRD, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Yasmin lives in a world where “odds feels odd, but evens feel better” and in this existence, she counts to stay in control.

EIF 2018: Ronald Brautigam, Queen's Hall, Review

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This morning’s concert at the Queen’s Hall was a piano recital given by the accomplished Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam.

A Song of Lunch, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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After seeing this exquisitely crafted, polished diamond of a play, you will surely wish to rush out to buy a copy of the original Verse Comedy by Christopher Reid (2009).