City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre


A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline, Gilded Balloon Rose Street Theatre, Review

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As part of Edinburgh’s Christmas, the Gilded Balloon is staging A Bottle of Wine and Patsy Cline that was originally part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór, with the dynamic Gail Watso

Cinderella, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Cinderella, this year’s Christmas show at the Traverse, is a wee gem for children aged nought to ninety.

How to Disappear, Traverse, Review

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Beyond a sad wee half decorated tree that sits in the corner of the chaotic room where Robert Broom has lived for 12 years, there is ostensibly nothing seasonal about the latest play from Traverse Ass

Cinderella, King's Theatre, Edinburgh, Review

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Yes, folks it’s Panto time again.

The Last Ship Comes Home to Newcastle ahead of UK Tour

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Today, in the most appropriate venue of the Leith Dockers’ Club, legendary Geordie born singer, Sting, gave an invited audience a taster of his acclaimed musical The Last Ship that will premi

The Arabian Nights, Lyceum, Review

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The subdued and calming designs on the hanging cloths that drape the sides of the Lyceum stage totally belie the riot of colour and magic that is about to erupt in this world première of a new adaptat

Beauty and The Beast, The Brunton, Review

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This is the time of year when disbelief is suspended so high that it gey near goes in to outer space.

National Theatre of Scotland announces 2018 Season

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Following a launch at the National Theatre of Scotland’s new headquarters Rockvilla in Glasgow, the company (NTS) announces its shows for the forthcoming 2018 Season.

Legally Blonde, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

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From unpublished novel, to critically acclaimed chick-flick success the tale of Elle Woods’ entrance to the bar appears to have found its apogee in the musical theatre world.

Reflections of a Constant Monk, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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A mixture of parables, poetry, and music, Reflections of a Constant Monk is, at best, abstract and imaginative and, at worst, aimlessly frenetic.