City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Cabaret


Edinburgh Puts on Its Sparkly Best for This Year’s Yuletide Festivities

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Barely have face paints been smeared off guisers’ faces, the last bit of grimaced pumpkin flesh been eaten in final bowl of soup and the last squib has been dampened, than Edinburgh has donned it

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

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.

Sinatra and Me (Again), Frankenstein Pub, Review

Richard Shelton in Sinatra and Me (Again)

In this finely crafted, cool and charismatic Cabaret show, do not expect a typical Tribute act.

EIF 2016: Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, The Hub, Review

Alan Cumming -- Photo Credit: Mihaela Bodlovic

Was there ever a more unlikely star than Alan Cumming? The Dundee lad became the toast of Broadway, a Bond henchman and Eli Gold, the Mr Fixit in seven seasons of TV’s The Good Wife.

Skrimshanks, Assembly George Square Theatre Omnitorium, Review

Skrimshanks clowns Jack Kelly and Henry Maynard

Enter with caution and an open mind as your every move is under the magnifying glass at the mercy of the Skrimshanks duo.

Daffodils, Traverse Theatre, Review

Todd Emerson and Colleen Davis in Daffodils  (photo credit, Garth Badger)

Daffodils (a Play with Songs), by Rochelle Bright, is inspired by the true life love story of her parents and their first encounter which “all started with a daffodil.”

The Encounter, EICC, Review

Simon McBurney in The Encounter (photo credit, Robbie Jack)

Théâtre de Complicité was co-founded by actor and director Simon McBurney in 1983, a Lecoq-inspired company creating an “inimitable style of visual and devised theatre - strong, corporeal, poetic and

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 Programme Launched

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Many of the bigger venues, such as The Traverse, have already launched their programmes as the 414-page, 616 gra

Tell Me The Truth About Love Review

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As we celebrate the birth one hundred years ago of Benjamin Britten it was good to get an insight into his life in the thirties before he and Peter Pears went off to the United States in 1939.