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Representation and Inclusivity to the Fore in post- Festival Traverse Season

By Irene Brown - 2017-08-29 19:34:31
During a successful 70th Fringe, with total audience numbers reaching just short of 40,000 across nearly 300 production performances, the Traverse Theatre delivered a defiant programme representing na

Edinburgh International Festival Ends 70th In Robust Form

By edg - 2017-08-29 11:07:30
It opened with a Bloom and ended with a familar “Boom!”.

EIBF 2017: Dilip Hiro - Bloody Birth of Two Nations

By Bill Dunlop - 2017-08-15 12:22:56
Dilip Hiro’s ‘The Longest August; The Unflinching Rivalry of India and Pakistan’ examines one of the most persistent and problematic issues facing what we think of as ‘the Indian sub-continent’.

"Alex Salmond...Unleashed" Debut Show Raises £1,300 for Macmillan Nurses

By edg - 2017-08-14 08:31:20
Former First Minister of Scotland and ex-MP Alex Salmond kicked off his debut Fringe show yesterday with special guest, Conservative Brexit Secretary, David Davis MP.

Eden's Kitchen, fast food at its best

By Cheryl Duke - 2019-05-22 20:08:16
I was intrigued to try Eden's Kitchen as in an age where we are all trying to do our bit for the environment and to make sure we are eating quality food.

Singer/guitarist Toby Mottershead Grabs Audiences at the Roots

By Thomas Compton - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
Toby Mottershead was a stand-out at the Space Media launch, impressing audiences with a passionate performance.

LEGO® Brick City -The Backstage Tour, Riddles Court, preview

By Irene Brown - 2017-08-04 01:20:56
This Fringe, Riddle’s Court, the oldest tenement in Edinburgh, will play host to an exciting event involving (gey near) every child’s favourite toy – LEGO.

Mies Julie Returns

By Thomas Compton - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
Ducked the Edinburgh rain this morning to capture the cast of Mies Julie - Yaël Farber's critically acclaimed adaptation of August Strindberg’s classic Miss Julie set on a remote and arid farm in mode

Body Form on the Landform

By Thomas Compton - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
Australian company Casus Circus take shape before the start of the Fringe.

The Attic Collective brings Brecht to King’s stage this September

By Irene Brown - 2017-08-02 16:10:42
The Festival and King’s Theatres' recently formed youth company, The Attic Collective, will bring Bertolt Brecht’s subversive tale of lovers, beggars and thieves, The Threepenny Opera with it

"Butterfly" Pavilion Wins £25m Princes Street Garden Design Competition

By edg - 2017-08-02 09:00:47
US-based design practice wHY have won the £25m Ross Pavilion International Design Competition to replace the Ross Theatre and reconfigure the surrounding area in

The Street's a Stage

By Thomas Compton - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
Self-proclaimed rogue Matthew Valentine entertains a small crowd on Edinburgh's Royal Mile by fitting himself through a tennis racket. He gave a good show, even having a child win a £10 note.

Monster Plant About To Bloom With Putrid Smell

By edg - 2017-07-28 20:06:49
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RGBE) is getting ready for an almighty whiff of decomposing flesh as its super smelly

Edinburgh Art Festival Celebrates Better Futurists

By edg - 2017-07-26 17:47:12
The 14th Edinburgh Art Festival gets underway tomorrow (27th July) with a multitude of free exhibitions and art related events over the next month.

Underbelly Introduce New Elements to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Festival 2017/2018

By Vivien Devlin - 2017-07-31 23:35:51
On one of the sunniest, hottest day of the summer so far in Edinburgh, it seemed slightly incongruous to attend the media launch today at Mansfield Traquair for Ed