City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News

The Duchess of Malfi, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review


“Why do men feel threatened by women?” Margaret Atwood once asked a male friend, his response being, “They’re afraid women will laugh at them, undercut their world view.” She asked a group of female s

Lost At Sea, King's Theatre, Review


“Fight. Survive.” It’s not an uncommon mantra for fishing communities like the one brought to life with Lost at Sea.

Monkey Barrel Comedy Announces 2019 Fringe Programme

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Monkey Barrel Comedy has announced their 2019 Fringe Festival programme, with over 50 acts performing across five spaces in their newly-expanded venue.

Edinburgh Royal Choral Union: Bach: Mass In B minor, St Cuthbert’s Church, Review

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The advertising was correct for the Bach Mass in B minor. We were promised an exceptional quintet of young Bach specialists for this special concert, and this is what we got.

Small Wonders, Edinburgh International Children's Festival, Review


Ring the bell at Number 17, and Nanny Lacey opens the door to her world of “scrapgic”, where ordinary things become the stuff of wonders.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Chan Conducts The Enigma Variations, Usher Hall, Review

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The concert's conductor, indeed the Orchestra's Principal Guest Conductor, Elim Chan came on stage with microphone in hand to tell us something of the opening work.

2019 Theatre Critics Awards Shortlists Announced

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The nominations for the 2019 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, and it has been an incredible year.

Step Dance Showcase Explores Treepling for Contemporary Performers

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The Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland (TDFS) & The University of Edinburgh present ‘The Art of Treepling’, a mini festival of percussive dance in Scotland’s capital

RSNO Søndergård Conducts Mahler Six, Usher Hall, Review


The RSNO has previously given over the whole programme to the mighty Mahler work, but on this occasion the evening began with Mozart’s enchanting piano concerto, played by RSNO favourite Ingrid Fliter

Royal Scottish National Orchestra : Beethoven Five, Usher Hall, Review


The expectation was for a concert of Beethoven and Mozart; an overture, a concerto and a symphony. And that's what we got. But presented in a very different way from normal at the Usher Hall.

Rock of Ages, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

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Rock of Ages returns to Edinburgh, hair quaffed and ready to rock, with their classic love story, giving the middle finger to pretending to be anything more than a silly romp that enjoys mocking music