City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Theatre


Henry, Pleasance Dome, Review

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This year, London based master puppeteers, Blind Summit, bring their UK première of Henry: A Puppet Possessed, that was produced in association with the Italian Cultural Centre in Pistoia, il

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.

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.

A Song of Lunch, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

Robert Bathurst and Rebecca Johnson in A Song for Lunch (Photo credit, Karla Gowlett)

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).

The Promise, Venue 13, Review

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The Promise opens in 1942 Russia, where three teenagers band together to survive the World War 2 siege in Leningrad.

A Sockful of Custard, Pleasance Dome, Review

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A Sockful of Custard is an affectionate tribute to troubled comic genius Spike Milligan which has a lot more laughter than tears.

Infinita, Pleasance Grand, Review

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Internationally renowned Berlin based physical theatre company Familie Flöz is back, not in full voice, (they’re wordless!) but in full vigour at the Fringe.

That Woman!, Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

Melissa Jobe as Wallis Simpson

This is the World Premiere of a one woman play about the American socialite for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne to be with the woman he loved.

How to Swim in Hollywood, Greenside Infirmary, Review

Alice Sylvester in How to Swim in Hollywood

The iconic painting, Beverly Hills Housewife (1967) by David Hockney is a powerful portrait of a Betty Freeman, a tanned, sculptural figure in a bright pink dress, standing on the patio of h