City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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See video Video: Artistic Director Jonathan Mills introduces 2013 EIF Programme

Treats lie in store for EIF-goers this year from Shakespeare's Coriolanus backed by Chinese heavy metal bands to a production of Hamlet that interacts with Richard Burton'...

12 Mar 2013
See video Video: EIF 2013 Preview

The programme for the Edinburgh International Festival was announced today. Here's the EIF's video preview of what's coming up in August.

12 Mar 2013
See video Video: Professor Timothy Lang on Climate Change and Food Production

Timothy Lang, Professor of Food Policy at City University London, talks about why we as individual consumers, and supermarkets as society's major food suppliers, must plan...

13 Jan 2013
See video Video & Competition: Are 'Friends' Electric?

Tubeway Army had a hit with this song (recorded here on the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test) back in May 1979.

30 Nov 2012
See video Video: Speed of Light time lapse

NVA's Speed of Light was a specially commissioned project that took place at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2012.

01 Sep 2012
See video Video & transcript: Elisabeth Murdoch's MacTaggart Lecture

Below is the full transcript of the James MacTaggart Lecture, given by Elisabeth Murdoch, Chairman of Shine Group on Thursday 23rd...

27 Aug 2012
See video Video: "Funniest Joke" Award Winner Stewart Francis

Canadian comedian Stewart Francis was just announced as the winner of the Dave Award for the Funniest Joke on the Fringe 2012.

The joke was:

22 Aug 2012
See video 5 Fringe 2012 Promo Videos That Work

There's nothing like a memorable video to help make your show stand out from the crowd at Fringe time.

04 Aug 2012
See video Video: Red Arrows Olympic Flypast

Footage of the Red Arrows flypast shot outside the galleries at the foot of the Mound.

27 Jul 2012
See video Bells to Ring at 8.12am From "Highest Bell" to Bike Bell

If you are planning a lie-in on Friday morning, remember your earplugs.

25 Jul 2012
See video Video: Greenpeace Hits Shell Petrol Stations

Yesterday, Greenpeace activists said that they successfully shut down 77 Shell petrol stations ("some more than once") in Edinburgh and London in protest at...

17 Jul 2012
See video Video: Peter Strickland on Berberian Sound Studio

Director Peter Strickland (who made Silver Bear winning drama Katalin Varga) talks about why Berberian Sound Studio, a film about a soundtrack artist from the Seventies,...

29 Jun 2012
See video Video: Why 'Grabbers' Actors Had to Drink on the Job

Actors Richard Coyle and Ruth Bradley talk about their preparations for the "romantic horror-comedy" featuring an alien bloody-sucking monster in Grabbers,...

25 Jun 2012
See video Saughton Skatepark Opening Demos

Edinburgh bikers and skaters show off some impressive tricks at Saughton Skatepark opening day.

22 Jun 2012
See video Video: Killer Joe Gala Launches Edinburgh Film Festival

The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012 got off to a strong start with a red carpet premiere for

21 Jun 2012
See video Video: Olympic Torch Arrives in Edinburgh

An estimated 50,000 people crowded along sunny Edinburgh streets as the Olympic Flame arrived in Edinburgh.

14 Jun 2012
See video Legionnaries' Update

This is the latest update from the Scottish Government Resilience Room (SGoRR) on the Edinburgh Legionnaires’ disease outbreak show that there are now 24 confirmed...

07 Jun 2012
See video Video: Pandas In The Mood For Love

It's mating time for the pandas at Edinburgh Zoo. Tian Tian, the female panda, calls out to Yang Guang and presses her body up against the grate shortly before the pandas...

03 Apr 2012
See video Video: Scottish Leaders on Earth Hour 2012

Scottish political leaders join together in promoting Earth Hour in this video, explaining why they see it as important and what they will be doing during the 60 minutes...

30 Mar 2012
See video Video: Brave Trailer

The trailer - trailer number 3 - for Disney-Pixar's Brave which is the EIFF 2012...

13 Mar 2012