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Edinburgh’s Favourite Comedy Duo Returns with Fringe Hit

By Irene Brown - 2018-05-10 19:15:51
Last year’s Fringe hit Double Feature, by comedy writer Phil Differ, returns for a Scottish Summer Tour starring the King’s Theatre’s panto stalwarts, Andy Gray and Grant Stott.

Edinburgh’s Lyceum tops the shortlists for 2018 CATS

By Irene Brown - 2018-05-14 09:51:41
The shortlists for the 2018 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) were released today and Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre has topped the list with 12 nominations across four different productions.

Edinburgh International Festival Unveils Light on the Shore Line-up

By edg - 2018-05-03 18:09:40
Mogwai, King Creosote, Django Django and The Jesus and Mary Chain are among bands that will be performing at the Edinburgh International Festival's "Light on the Shore" progr

EIFF 2018 Ranges Widely With Galas and Retrospectives

By edg - 2018-05-01 20:09:36
The Edinburgh International Film Festival announces its full programme later this month (23rd May) with around 650 public, media, and industry screenings expected over the f

Edinburgh Film Festival Announces 15 Free, Outdoor Films

By edg - 2018-05-01 18:57:04
The Edinburgh International Film Festival will be returning with three days of free, classic and recent big-budget movies this June.

Scottish Opera Announces 2018/19 Season

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-04-11 08:56:37
Rigoletto opens the new Season with director Matthew Richardson (The Devil Inside 2016) and Olivier Award-winning designer Jon Morrell reviving their powerful 2011 production of Verdi’s masterpiece.

Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, takes a new turn

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-22 16:34:15
Now in its 6th successful , Scotland’s creative ageing festival, Luminate, has decided to move forward with a new approach.

Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2018 programme unveiled

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-22 20:59:12
Today at the National Museum of Scotland (NMS), the 29th Edinburgh International Children’s Festival (EICF) launched its exciting 2018 programme to the public, and it’s one that holds the promise of

Full Traverse 1 Programme for Festival 2018 Announced

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-21 22:30:13
The Traverse Theatre announces a full programme of five works for Traverse 1 for Festival 2018 including three world premieres, one UK and one Scottish premiere.

Edinburgh Passion Play Returns With a New Version for 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-21 14:32:25
This Easter weekend sees the return of the Edinburgh Passion Play that was first performed in Princes Street Gardens in 2005 and has become a regular event in the city.

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Classical Music Preview

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-03-21 20:39:16
There's an exciting programme of classical music for us in August. Here are my 2018 Edinburgh International Festival highlights.

Royal Lyceum Theatre announces Christmas show for 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-20 12:52:13
It may be approaching Spring, but Edinburgh still feels under the grip of Winter so thinking about a Christmas show is not as incongruous as it should be!

Edinburgh International Festival 2018 Bursting With Youth

By edg - 2018-03-14 20:22:57
A free, outdoor show by Scots electronic and acoustic composer Anna Meredith (see video below) and laser and light artists 59 Productions will launch this year’s 2018

Summerhall to host its first ever festival event outwith the Fringe in June 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-03-06 19:32:48
This June, Summerhall, in association with Nothing Ever Happens Here…, Synergy Concerts, National Museums Scotland, and Edinburgh International Film Festival, will hold Southern Exposure Summ