City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Comedy


Edinburgh International Improv Festival Debuts in February

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The improv scene in Scotland has expanded exponentially, with Edinburgh being the center of the growth, producing some of Scotland's leading improvisers and troupes.

Marmite, Gilded Balloon, Review

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Returning after the success of their first Fringe show last year, Limerence Productions brings a story about love, relationships, balance and gay monogamy.

Bugle Boys – A Salute to The Andrews Sisters, Assembly Hall, Review

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‘It takes balls to be a Bugle Boy’ so says one of the three blue satin clad drag artists who strut on to the stage in a pastiche of the million-selling, close harmony trio from the ‘30s and ‘40s, the

The Drowsy Chaperone, Paradise in Augustines, Review

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“It used to be, sitting there in the dark, you knew that when the show began you would be taken to another world, a world full of colour and music and glamour.”

Great Scots, Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre, Review

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Aptly named, Great Scots is a podcast show of interviews with some of Scotland’s most talented creative minds, recorded live in the Gilded Balloon’s Basement Theatre.

Keara Murphy: Dark One

After the recent death of her Mother, Murphy explores her Mother's life and legacy with stories spanning three centuries of Irish women.

The Starship Osiris, Underbelly Cowgate, Review

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We are welcomed personally on board the Starship Osiris by George Vere. It’s very much his vessel as we are about to discover.

Hotter, Paradise in St. Augustine's, Review

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“What gets you hot?” - “What’s the best thing your body can do?” asks Ell Potter and Mary Higgins.

Tapeface, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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Silent comedy and physical theatre like you’ve never seen before, Tape Face can only be described as spectacular.

Woolly: The Morose Merino, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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A wacky premise: Woolly, a sappy, self-deprecating sheep, has an unorthodox tale about his luckless search for love and intimacy that brings him from Yorkshire to the grassy farms of Australia.