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RSNO Mahler's Resurrection, Usher Hall, Review


One powerful symphony for the Season's Opener.

Brave New World, King's Theatre, Review

A timely adaptation of Huxley’s Brave New World ironically offers food for thought that fails to nourish.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Kontoble (The Shamen and the Boy), Traverse, Review

In Glasgow, people tend to speak at bus stops but it’s not every day that you meet a West African shaman there.

Video: Cockenzie Power Station Demolition

Today a piece of Edinburgh's local landscape was transformed with the demolition of the two 500-foot towers of the Cockenzie coal-fired power station in East Lothian.

Michael Ball, Master Class in Sales Promotion of Mack & Mabel

Michael Ball was in great form at the Playhouse promoting 'Mack & Mabel'.

Waiting for Godot, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Waiting for Godot

One might imagine theatre has had its share of revolutionary moments, but most of its past is of incremental adjustments.

Falling in Love with Frida, Traverse, Review

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The late Michael Marra was fascinated enough by Frida Kahlo to write a song where she arrives ‘flooded in a scarlet light ‘in the Taybridge Bar in Dundee.

The Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival Returns for its Second Edition

Autumn treats lie ahead with the second edition of the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF) that will include 11 feature films, 5 documentaries, and 5 shorts.

What Goes Around, Tron, Review

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Life imitates art imitating life in this Scottish spin off from a scandalous 19th century classic.

Girls Rock School Edinburgh

Girls Rock School (GRS) Edinburgh is a non-profit making organisation whose aim is to have free music workshops open to all regardless of age or ability.

Britain's "Greatest Pilot" Reunited with Infamous WW2 Aircraft

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Captain Eric Brown CBE – often referred to as Britain’s greatest ever pilot - was yesterday reunited with the Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet at the National Mus

David Greig designated as Lyceum’s Artistic Director

Since Mark Thomson’s announcement that he would be stepping down as the Lyceum’s Artistic Director in 2016 after serving 13 years in the post, the question of who will replace him has been hovering.

Stones in His Pockets,The Brunton, Review

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What happens when harsh reality sidles its way through a creation of fantasy?

Video: Cab footage of Borders Railway

The hour-long Edinburgh to Tweedbank railway re-opened today.

Full Steam Ahead once again from Edinburgh to Tweedbank: The Borders Railway is re-launched after nearly 50 years.

Sir Walter Scott (Fergus John McCann) travels on the Borders Railway to Tweedbank (Visit Scotland)

At 8.45am on Sunday 6th September, 2015, an historic occasion took place with the return of a passenger train service from Edinburgh to Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders.

How to Write About Theatre – A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers

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In the lyrics of the Beatles’ song Penny Lane there’s a nurse who’s ‘selling poppies from a tray and though she feels as if she’s in a play, she is anyway…’ And aren’t we all?

Edinburgh Book Festival: Paul Mason and Alex Salmond: Has Capitalism had its day?

Alex Salmond has been appearing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival since 2006.

‘Forget Me Not’ Project Launched to Create Dementia Friendly Communities in Theatres

Following a significant funding award from the Scottish charity Life Changes Trust in March of this year, the Festival and King’s Theatres are delighted to announce the official launch of Forget Me No

Festival and Fringe Wraps - the Archive Lives On

Another festival - Edinburgh Guide's 18th festival - has officially drawn to a close marked by last night's explosive spectacle.

Over 250,000 to View Festival Fireworks Finale

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The Edinburgh International Festival draws to a close tonight with the traditional Festival Fireworks finale watched by an esti

Traverse Theatre announces Autumn Season 2015

Just when everyone involved in the Festival is catching their collective breath, lurking round the corner waiting to pounce in delight are the programmes for the Autumn/Winter Season.