City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Puppetry


Threads, Traverse Theatre, Review

Theatre Incline of Quebec brought ‘Threads’ to this year’s Manipulate Festival, describing it as ‘a mythological tale that is on the side of life’, which it certainly is.

The Table, manipulate Festival, Review

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It is a disconcerting piece of irony that a puppet made for another show and based on an anti-Semitic propaganda poster ends up representing Moses!

A Celebration of the Bard: Burnsfest at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Supper with Burns at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots around the world to pay tribute to the great poet’s life and works, and to Scottish culture.

Barking Mad Puppetry for Youngsters at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Puppet State Theatre, Theatre of Widdershins and PuppetSoup Dog Creations

Three dogs mean furrowed fur aplenty as the trio battle for scratches behind the ears amongst enchanted visitors at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

Arabian Nights, Gilded Balloon, Festival Review

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The ancient tales of the Arabian Nights are brought to vibrant comic life by the brilliant trio that is Story Pocket Theatre.

The James Plays Embarking on a Major UK and International Tour in 2016

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Following critical acclaim and box office success in 2014, the co-production from The National Theatre of Scotland, the Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre of Great Britain of

"Big Four" Launch Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Programme

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As we head towards June, it’s only a couple of months before the curtain rises to launch the Edinburgh Festival Fringe again and a world of visitors will arrive i

Made in Scotland launches 2015 Fringe programme

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Under glorious warm sunshine, the 7th Made in Scotland annual Fringe programme was launched in Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens on Wednesday 20th May.

The Lost Things, Southside Community Centre, Imaginate Review

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The anticipation in waiting for a show to start usually takes the form of waiting in a bright auditorium for the lights to dim and the proverbial curtain to rise.

A Mano (By Hand), Traverse, Imaginate Review

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It is a belief held in some religious faiths that man has been created from clay.