City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

Puppet Animation Festival returns to East Lothian for 2015

The Puppet Animation Festival, now the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts event for children, young people and their families, will return to venues across East Lothian this spring, bringing eigh

Twelve Angry Men, King's Theatre, Review

Tom Conti in Twelve Angry Men

Twelve Angry Men, which was written in the 1950’s by Reginald Rose, has endured the decades because it is a masterful script.

Twelve Angry Men, King's Theatre, Review

Tom Conti in Twelve Angry Men

Twelve Angry Men, which was written in the 1950’s by Reginald Rose, has endured the decades because it is a masterful script.

November date for Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest at King’s Theatre Edinburgh

After playing successfully to packed houses in the West End and followed by a short five week tour, The Bunbury Company of Players' production of Oscar Wilde's much loved and witty masterpiece The

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Lyceum, Review

Caucassian Chalk Circle production photo

A radical revisit of an already radical play.

A Bench on the Road, Summerhall, Review

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A feminine view of Italian immigration.

Sanitise, Traverse Theatre, Review

Sanitise - theatre production

Fear and self-loathing lie in wait as one woman fails to suppress her filthy urges beneath a shiny exterior.

Preview: Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show at the King’s Theatre

Sarah Chandler on the pool deck of the Silver Shadow in Rio

It certainly is a small world. Quite extraordinary whom one can meet by chance, when travelling far from home.

New Play About Love and the Internet Set to Tour Scotland

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Love 2.0 is a darkly comic new play all about love, hook-ups, Facebook and Simply Red.

Festival Theatre Edinburgh Hosts Dementia Friendly Event

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An event for dementia friendly audiences was held at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh on Monday 16 February in collaboration with Edinburgh’s Health and Social Care Partnership and Alzheimer Scotland.

Saturday Night Fever, Festival Theatre, 2015, Review

Saturday Night Fever (2015)

Night Fever does not generate a lot of warmth amongst the first night audience.

Mr. Carmen at manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

From the opening bars of Jan Komarek’s remarkable soundscape, we sense we are about to explore unusual territory.

Bard In The Botanics Embarks On First Scotland-wide Tour

For the first time, Bard in the Botanics, Scotland’s only dedicated Shakespeare company, is to undertake a fourteen venue nationwide tour.

Butterfly, manipulate Festival, Review

“And she was mine, she was mine, the key was in my fist, my fist was in my pocket, she was mine…You see, she had absolutely nowhere else to go.”
- Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

Power and Puppets: Small Stories in a Big World, manipulate Festival, Review

Edinburgh-based Claire Lamond presents an emotional programme of animation shorts that leave you pondering the wider implications of the intimate, often painful, human stories she tells.

New Location For Hidden Door Arts Festival This May

Hidden Door Arts Festival, which last year stepped behind the drab frontages of the Market Street Vaults and produced one of the most innovative arts events to occur in Edinburgh outside of August.

And Then He Ate Me, manipulate Festival, Review

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Award winning French company Vélo Théâtre is lighting up this year’s manipulate Festival (albeit using a small galaxy of 40 watt bulbs!

That's It, manipulate Festival, Review

That's It (production still)

Sabine Molenaar takes on the challenge of presenting physically the metaphysical in That’s It.

Three’s A Crowd, manipulate Festival, Review


This year’s annual international visual theatre festival, manipulate is now in its 8th year.

The Faith Healer Review, Royal Lyceum Theatre

Sean O Callaghan as Francis Hardy in Faith Healer

Storytelling: it’s something we all do in various forms on a daily basis – a means of communication that we instinctually utilise.

National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) Announce Final Cast for Yer Granny

Yer Granny by Eoin Carey

Yer Granny, is a comedy, adapted by award-winning Scottish playwright, Douglas Maxwell.

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