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Scottish Dairy Firm Rowan Glen Renews Sponsorship of Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre Panto

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-28 19:24:30
Capital Theatres today announced the return of Galloway firm, Rowan Glen, one of Scotland’s favourite dairy brands, as the official sponsor of the King’s Theatre Edinburgh panto

Edinburgh Theatre Arts to Reprise Broadway Comedy for the 2018 Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-28 19:20:16
Following their success in 2016 with Lucy Prebble’s <em>Enron</em>, and in 2017 with Alan Ayckbourn’s <em>Improbable Fiction</em>, renowned Edinburgh ama

Good Grief! - Death comes to the Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-27 21:38:41
This year, the charity-run initiative <em>Death on the Fringe</em>, that aims to get us talking about the one thing that faces us all, returns for its fifth year to

Edinburgh based theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell makes welcome return to 2018 Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-25 21:30:42
This August, Edinburgh based visual theatre company Tortoise in a Nutshell returns to the Fringe with their 2015 Imaginate commissioned show <em>The Lost Things</em>

Walking with Poets on the Royal Mile

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-25 17:52:55
This August, Edinburgh-based Scottish poet Ken Cockburn brings a new walking tour to the Capital’s Royal Mile with <em>Reading the Streets: An Old Town Poetry Tour</em&

Two New Awards Announced to Support Theatre for Social Change in 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-18 18:49:34
The SIT-UP Awards are new to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe and are launched by Fringe patron and philanthropist, David Graham.

Crafty Addition to Edinburgh Fringe

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-14 19:31:39
This summer, Edinburgh’s renowned Royal Botanic Gardens will play host to the third edition of international craft and design fair, <em>Handmade Edinburgh</em>, a un

Edinburgh’s Lyceum Co-production of Anti-fascist Play Tops 2018 CATS

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-11 21:08:38
A new version by Zinnie Harris of Eugène Ionesco’s absurdist classic, <em>Rhinoceros</em>, that responded to the rise of fascism and Nazism in Europe, has topped the

Scottish Cricket Team Beat England In Historic Match

By edg - 2018-06-12 07:51:37
Cricket may be England's national game, and the English team may be ranked number one in the world, but it was Scotland's day as the two national teams met at the Gran

Mass Participation artwork PROCESSIONS takes to Edinburgh Streets this Sunday

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-06 13:29:01
Tens of thousands of women have already signed up to take part in this once-in-a-lifetime mass participation artwork, celebrating one hundred years since the first British women

Scotland’s Makar, Jackie Kay, to present at this year’s Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-06 10:32:39
The annual ceremony of the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS), that recognises the breadth of talent in Scottish theatre from directing and acting to design, te

Sacred Arts at the Fringe

By Barnaby Miln - 2018-06-06 09:33:28
Over recent years, the multi-faceted Edinburgh Fringe has gained an international reputation for stand-up comedy, recitals by up-and-coming musicians, street performances and za

Restored Riddle’s Court to be New Edinburgh Festival Fringe Venue

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-05 11:39:28
Following a £6million restoration project, Edinburgh’s beautiful Grade A listed building, Riddle’s Court near the top of the Royal Mile, will be transformed into an Edinburgh Fe

Call to Young Creatives from Edinburgh by National Theatre of Scotland

By Irene Brown - 2018-06-04 17:26:47
The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is marking Scotland’s Year of Young People in 2018 by staging a major radical new festival of international performing arts, Futureproof,

2018 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival Set to Break Ticket Sales Record

By Irene Brown - 2018-05-31 18:36:29
The 29th Edinburgh International Children’s Festival is set to break its sales record this year across all its audiences including families, schools and industry professionals w