City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Puppetry


Dark Matter, Greenside, Review

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The dark matter of dementia is tackled with great sensitivity and imagination by the young London based Vertebra Theatre Company.

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’.

Lula Del Ray, Underbelly Med Quad, Review

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A young girl lives a lonely life in a caravan with her pre-occupied mother, whose job is to monitor the signals from a vast array of satellite dishes.

A Heart at Sea, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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On a tiny boat in the middle of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival stands Half a String’s mesmerizing story A Heart at Sea.

EIF 2017: Flight, Church Hill Theatre & Studio, Review

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Welcome aboard a flight like no other.

Nosferatu, Traverse, Edinburgh International Children's Festival, Review

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Nosferatu is a darkly atmospheric piece of fun brought to this year’s Edinburgh International Children’s Festival by French company Bob Theatre.

Whispers, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, Review

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As Edinburgh begins 2017’s manipulate festival, expectation is high. What has been an incredibly diverse, challenging and invigorating festival in past years is set to continue in its success.

Poli Dégaine, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, Review

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The sight of striped puppet booth on the beach of UK seaside resorts holding the promise of a Punch and Judy show has been a common one for many years.

FISK, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, review

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The sea’s engulfing capacity to dwarf human beings makes it a perfect metaphor for souls lost in loneliness and overwhelmed by despair.

Black Beauty Takes A Canter Round Scotland

Following a critically acclaimed run in Edinburgh, Red Bridge Arts, a company whose mission is to nourish creativity and encourage curiosity, and the Traverse Theatre Company take