City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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The Basement Tapes, Summerhall, Review

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We are shut in a basement, seemingly unaccompanied by an actor, when out of the darkness comes an uncertain voice – “Hello, hello; is there anybody there?”.

Case Closed. Not, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

EIBF Case Closed. Not (Thomas Enger and Alex Gray)

Murder is murder whether in Oslo or Glasgow.

Falkland, The War the World Forgot, Greenside @ Nicolson Square, Review

The Falklands Conflict - Royal Marines marching across Camp to Stanley

On 2 April 1982, Argentina invaded the Falklands, the remote islands in the South Atlantic, inhabited then by 1,800 people, descended from the pioneering Scottish settlers brought there to raise sheep

This Is Yorkshire, Space on the Mile, Review

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In a new play inspired by the 2007 film This is England, Georgian Theatre Royal Youth bring a new play This Is Yorkshire to the fringe festival with the help of the legacy left by Br

Roman Candle, Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Review

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There are other things Angie would rather be doing, but “it’s fine”. Until the day it isn’t.

EIF 2018 Colburn Orchestra, Usher Hall, Review

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Situated in downtown Los Angeles, Colburn School has four divisions: the Conservatory of Music, the Music Academy, Community School of Performing Arts, and Dance Academy.

A Necessary Woman, Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Review

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Kent based theatre company Clair/Obscur, an anglicised version of Italian chiaroscuro that describes the effect of light and shade in art, have more than lived up to its name with their produ

Mistero Buffo, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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“Gather round, people! hear ye! The jongleur is here! I am going to play a satire for you.

Shackleton's Stowaway, theSpace@Surgeon's Hall, Review

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The chilling words of an advertisement, allegedly published in The Times by Shackleton to recruit men for his Endurance expedition the Antarctic.

Salon Mika On Bare Feet Street

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The Edinburgh Fringe can be a hard mistress/master. And after the initial exhilaration of the first week, the hard and bitter challenge of this entertainment industry cage fight can begin to bite.

Elise, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Although the legendary Poet Allen Ginsberg called the Beat Generation a “Boy Gang”, they were surrounded by a coterie of intelligent, inspirational female friends, lovers, wives: Carolyn Cassady, Joy