City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Theatre


A Sockful of Custard, Pleasance Dome, Review

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A Sockful of Custard is an affectionate tribute to troubled comic genius Spike Milligan which has a lot more laughter than tears.

Infinita, Pleasance Grand, Review

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Internationally renowned Berlin based physical theatre company Familie Flöz is back, not in full voice, (they’re wordless!) but in full vigour at the Fringe.

That Woman!, Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

Melissa Jobe as Wallis Simpson

This is the World Premiere of a one woman play about the American socialite for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne to be with the woman he loved.

How to Swim in Hollywood, Greenside Infirmary, Review

Alice Sylvester in How to Swim in Hollywood

The iconic painting, Beverly Hills Housewife (1967) by David Hockney is a powerful portrait of a Betty Freeman, a tanned, sculptural figure in a bright pink dress, standing on the patio of h

The Flop, Summerhall Main Hall, Review

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Hijinx is back at the Fringe and entirely living up to their name.

Extinguished Things, Summerhall, Review

Extinguished Things

After seventeen years, Molly is back living with her parents in Liverpool. (It is only temporary.) But there is not much in the way of comfort to be had there.

The Canterville Ghost, Pleasance Courtyard, Review

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The Canterville Ghost is a thoroughly charming, slickly delivered slice of light entertainment that will appeal to children and grown-ups alike.

A Christmas Carol, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

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Dickens’ timeless tale of redemption at Christmas is once again brought to life in this tour de force of a performance by an accomplished actor.

Benny, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Review

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This affectionate and engaging one-man show tells the story of the famous funny man, following his career from its earliest failures to global success and beyond.

The Marilyn Conspiracy, Assembly George Square Studios, Review

The Marilyn Conspiracy

Following the post-mortem by the Deputy Medical Examiner, Dr. Thomas Noguchi, the cause of death was “probable suicide”.