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Edinburgh International Festival Ends 70th In Robust Form

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It opened with a Bloom and ended with a familar “Boom!”.

EIBF 2017: Harriet Harman with Ruth Wishart in the Chair, Gender Politics

Ruth Wishart in the Chair, introduced Harriet Harman as someone who had her own set of rules; she was a housewife and a mum - so how did she rise to great heights in the Labour Party as the Deputy Le

EIBF 2017: When Love is a Battlefield, Amanda Craig & Gwendoline Riley, Review

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This joint 'meet the author' event paired two distinctive novelists, Amanda Craig and Gwendoline Riley, whose recent novels both astutely observe the often fractured, fragile flipside to the romantic

EIBF 2017, Richard Ford: Filial Bond, Review

This year, the Edinburgh International Book Festival has been privileged to welcome two of the United States’ most distinguished novelists; Paul Auster is the austerely if bleakly comedic post-modern

EIBF 2017: From Merchiston, with Mirth - Alexander McCall Smith, Review

Alexander McCall Smith .. in the real Scotland Street as featured in his fictional tales.

There is happy buzzing chatter from the capacity audience in the Main Theatre.

Here Comes Trouble, Dance Base, Review

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Up, two, three, four, five, six, seven… Leap, two, three, four, five, six, seven… Kiera Martin begins her tale donning a feis competition dress half-unzipped and a bright blonde curly wig slightly awr

Pottervision, Laughing Horse at Espionage, Review

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Lots of wigs, lots of lots of laughs. Lukas Kirby and Tom Lawrinson bring you the Harry Potter parody of your dreams!

All We Ever Wanted Was Everything, Summerhall, Review

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Part play, part musical, part indie rock concert, All We Ever Wanted Was Everything is the ultimate in immersive gig theatre.

EIF 2017: Filarmonica Della Scala, The Usher Hall, Review

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We began with the Enescu recital - the two Romanian Rhapsodies are by far the best loved of his compositions - and the full orchestral range brought out the depth and breadth of this particular work.

EIBF 2017: Nicholas Hytner: Making Theatre Popular

Nicholas Hytner’s ‘Balancing Acts’ is the latest in a considerable line of memoirs produced by former directors of England’s National Theatre.