City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

BUGLE BOYS wowed crowds at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Ed: read Irene Brown's review

Bilal Zafar: Lovebots, Just the Tonic at the Mash House, Review


My mother had one piece of advice for me when dealing with bullies, “Kill ‘em with kindness.” Bilal and my mother clearly have some things in common, because that is exactly what the comedian has done

Spontaneous Potter, Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre, Review


A brand new Harry Potter story created right in front of you?!

One Woman Sex and the City, Underbelly Bristo Square, Review

Kerry Ipema  (photo credit Idil Sukan)

“Daring in its conception of character, ‘Sex and the City’ was a brilliant and, in certain ways, radical show” The New Yorker

Love Songs, Delhi Belly @ Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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Love Songs is the true story of a hopeless romantic encountering the millennial dating world and understanding her own British Chinese identity in the midst of all the highs and lows.

Jessie Cave: Sunrise, The Stand, Review


As if watching all of her doodles come to life, I sat there with wide eyes for the entirety of Jessie Cave: Sunrise, like a kid watching a puppet show.

Laura Davis: Ghost Machine, Underbelly Cowgate, Review


A cheerful ghost welcomes you into an Underbelly Cowgate bunker, flapping its little ghost arms and shimmering the fairy lights under its linen body.

Alfie Brown: Lunatic, Monkey Barrel Comedy, Review


At nine thirty in the evening, the crowd is warm to a bit of irreverent comedy, all queuing in the basement of Monkey Barrel Comedy club for Alfie Brown: Lunatic.

Alice Fraser: Ethos, Underbelly, Review


The prolific Alice Fraser has a hard time selling herself, which is probably because there is no way to quite describe her.

Lou Conran: At Least I'm Not Dog Poo Darren, Just the Tonic, Review

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For 18 years, an article about ‘Dog Poo Darren’, a man who made his living by picking up dog faeces in public parks, hung on comedian Lou Conran’s wall, serving as a reminder that there could be worse