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Musical version of Bill Forsyth’s much loved Local Hero to be staged in 2019

By Irene Brown - 2018-02-04 18:04:42
This year’s Spring has yet to appear in Edinburgh, but The Royal Lyceum Theatre and London’s Old Vic are already looking ahead to 2019 with a joint re-envisioning as a musical o

Wicked sweeps back to Edinburgh in 2018

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-31 21:34:05
The multi award winning musical <em>Wicked</em>, that gives the back story of the Good Witch of the North and the infamous Wicked Witch of the West, returns for a ru

Edinburgh’s Summerhall nominated for Fringe Theatre of The Year

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-26 17:49:07
The Stage Awards 2018 included in their nominations for Fringe Theatre of The Year, Edinburgh’s vibrant and exciting venue, Summerhall.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2018- The Long Road to Adventure

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-18 20:33:47
Now in its 15th year, the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) has grown to be one of the most popular and dynamic events in Scotland’s outdoor adventure calendar, attracting

Relaxed Cinderella Pantomime, Kings Theatre

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-13 11:05:19
There is a decided pink glow enveloping this year’s Kings’ panto <em>Cinderella</em> that has been garnering a galaxy of stars in its reviews this festive season.

Assembly Roxy Theatre Opens Entries for The ART Award

By Irene Brown - 2018-01-11 19:19:55
Assembly Festival, the longest running multi-venue operator at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, is proud to announce that the ART(Assembly Roxy Theatre) Award is now open for entr

Vegetarian Haggis Recipe

By Jo Clarke - 2018-01-05 08:14:52
<p>Die-hard carnivores will tell you that the traditional haggis without meat is not haggis.

Edinburgh's Hogmanay Lights Up the Skies In 2018

By edg - 2018-01-02 11:21:01
After the explosive opening to 2018 of the fireworks display above Edinburgh Castle, <a href="/events/edinburghshogmanay">Edinburgh's Hogmanay</a> con

Torchlight Procession Makes A “Braw” Start to Hogmanay Festival

By edg - 2017-12-31 07:36:04
Edinburgh’s 3-day <a href="/events/edinburghshogmanay">Hogmanay</a> festivities lit up the <a href="/edinburgholdtown">Old Town</a> a

King’s and Festival Theatres announce this season’s Relaxed Performances

By Irene Brown - 2017-12-14 17:19:00
Over the last few years, the Festival City Theatres Trust has been building a programme of ‘relaxed performances’ that help to overcome physical barriers to attending the theatr

Jekyll & Hyde return for an alternative festive treat at the Storytelling Centre

By Lindsay Corr - 2019-05-20 01:41:08
A bit sick of Christmas? Come indulge your dark side with a modern dramatisation of RL Stevenson’s 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'.

2017 Write to End Violence Against Women Awards Announced

By Irene Brown - 2017-12-08 11:06:45
At a ceremony held at the Scottish Parliament Garden Lobby on 7 December 2017 the five winners of the annual competition winners of the Write to End Violence Against Women Award

The Last Ship Comes Home to Newcastle ahead of UK Tour

By Irene Brown - 2017-12-05 11:23:30
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 <em>The L

National Theatre of Scotland announces 2018 Season

By Irene Brown - 2017-11-29 13:26:35
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.

Festival City Theatre Trust joins forces with Queen Margaret University to Enhance Cultural Sector

By Irene Brown - 2017-11-14 11:36:46
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and the Festival City Theatres Trust, who manage the King’s and Festival Theatres and the Studio at Potterrow, have signed an agreement whic