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Andrew Greig and Mike Heron - Incredible String Bands, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Review

‘You Know What You Could Be’ is the kind of phrase that echoes the hopes, dreams and downright fantasies of many a would-be rocker in many a rock band, but in the case of The Incredible String Band, o

Stand By, Army Reserve Centre, Review

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Cop dramas have come a long way. The days of the avuncular desk sergeant who knows all his customers and the sight of the feet of the male and female officers pounding the beat in time are gone.

The Last Post, Army Reserve Centre, Review

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During the second World War, Denis Marshall wrote a series of letters to his sweetheart back home in Surrey. Marshall was a socialist and a pacifist but served as a signaller.

EIF 2017: Chiaroscuro Quartet, Queen's Hall, Review

Chiaroscuro Quartet - Agnese Blaubarde

The programme changes every day at the Queens Hall during the International Festival period, but all concerts involve chamber music. This morning it was the Chiaroscuro Quartet.

Education, Education, Education, Pleasance Dome, Review

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It’s the first day for Tobias, the new German language assistant at an ordinary English comprehensive school.

Evening Song, Old Saint Paul's, Review

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The tub of hot chocolate topped with cream on arrival at the candle lit Old Saint Paul's Scottish Episcopal Church towards the end of a busy day at the Fringe is extraordinarily welcome.

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Traverse Theatre, Review

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The longing lyrics of the sorrowful old love song I’m making believe it’s you top and tail this mesmerising staging of the early life of Marc and Bella Chagall, who are the flying lovers of

What Lies Beneath, Zoo Pleasance, Review

What Lies Beneath - Romantika

From a small tent a back-lit figure emerges into the cold.

EIBF 2017: The James Tait Black Prizes, Review

Laura Cumming and Eimar McBride

The James Tait Black Prizes were founded in 1919 by Janet Coats, the widow of publisher James Tait Black, to commemorate her husband’s love of good books.

Three Colours Guitar, C Too, Review

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In his introduction Declan Zapala asked how many of the sizeable audience had been at his previous Fringe concerts over the past five years.