City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Poli Dégaine, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, Review


The sight of striped puppet booth on the beach of UK seaside resorts holding the promise of a Punch and Judy show has been a common one for many years.

FISK, manipulate Festival 2017, Traverse, review

Alex Bird and Arran Howie in Fisk by Tortoise in a Nutshell

The sea’s engulfing capacity to dwarf human beings makes it a perfect metaphor for souls lost in loneliness and overwhelmed by despair.

Black Beauty Takes A Canter Round Scotland

Following a critically acclaimed run in Edinburgh, Red Bridge Arts, a company whose mission is to nourish creativity and encourage curiosity, and the Traverse Theatre Company take

Performers needed for Folk Play Premiere, The Burdies

Folk Drama Session

From Frozie-Toesie to Goosie Gander, a bevy of birds take centre stage at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 30 December, in a new folk drama for Scotl

manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2017

Celebrating all things theatrically visual, manipulate is back again next January for its 10th year, with Edinburgh folk able to catch performances and workshops at both the Traverse Theatre

Edinburgh Theatre Company’s EU Collaboration Finds Fusion Despite Brexit Woes

Fisk - Tortoise in a Nutshell

Tortoise in a Nutshell – an Edinburgh based theatre company – opened their latest work, Fisk, at Teater Katapult, Aarhus, Denmark last week ahead of a

2018 Sees Return of War Horse to Festival Theatre

Following its completely sold run of 31 performances in January 2014, the National Theatre’s award-winning sensational production of Michael Morpurgo’s WW1 story War Horse returns to the

In Our Hands, Belly Button, Underbelly, Fringe Review

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Celebrated puppet company Smoking Apples returns to this year’s Fringe with a story based on the success of a real Cornish fisherman called Stefan Glinski who used innovative methods to catch sardines

Moonbeam on a Cat’s Ear, Puppet Animation Festival, SSTC, Review

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‘Did we steal to Rio or fly to Mars?’ sings the exquisite voice of Patsy Seddon at the end of this utterly delightful show from Jabuti Theatre.

One Man Shoe, Brunton, Review

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The idea of the poor man with a pocket full of dreams in his shabby, baggy pants is not new but is one that continues to appeal.