City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Mary Poppins (2016), Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Review

Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins with the company performing Step in Time. (Photo credit Johan Persson)

There seems to be a dearth of originality by lyricists and composers these days when it comes to creating stage musicals.

Crash, Traverse Theatre, Review

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‘Money is power and freedom – who isn’t interested in that?’ asks Andy Duffy’s anonymous stock market trader.

William Macmath: New Life for Forgotten Scottish Ballads

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A life’s work that had gone largely unnoticed. Now, 100 years on, it is inspiring audiences across Scotland.

Children’s Festival Imaginate to be Awarded EU Funding

Beating off some fierce competition from over 400 organisations across Europe, renowned Scottish Children’s Festival Imaginate has won highly coveted funding fo

Leading Scottish Theatre Company Vanishing Point to Collaborate with Scottish Opera

In an exciting collaboration between one of Scotland’s most innovative theatre companies and the national opera company present a double bill of a newly created music theatre piece, 'The 8th Door' and

Of Mice and Men, King's Theatre, Review

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Opening on a bare stage suggestive of prairie onto which George (William Rodell) and Lennie (Kristian Phillips) stumble, this production of ‘Of Mice and Men’ rarely lets us lose a sense of vast spaces

Scottish Opera Announces 2016/17 Season

New productions of Pelléas and Mélisande, Bluebeard’s Castle, La bohème and The Elixir of Love

Sir Thomas Allen’s hit production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro opens the Season

Festival City Theatres Trust Launches Young People’s Theatre Company

The Festival City Theatres Trust, which runs the Festival and King’s Theatres in Edinburgh, is delighted to announce the launch of The Attic Collective, a new theatre company for young people.

Animal Magic at Folk Film Gathering

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A unique opportunity to see two landmark works of British social realism side by side on the big screen, alongside the opportunity to chat with the filmmakers, is available this weekend thanks to a sp

The Iliad, Royal Lyceum, Review

Iliad Production

Set in and around ‘windy Troy’, Chris Hannan’s re-imagining of ‘The Iliad’ opens bathed in a sunshine that belies the events about to unfold.