Edinburgh News: theatre
Life in a Scotch Sitting Room taken to new 18 storey heights.
As humans we are inherently hungry. Hungry for love, desire, security and violence and of course, the substance vital to our survival, food.
White Rabbit Red Rabbit is an interesting experiment, but it’s difficult to pin down precisely what - if anything - can be learnt from it.
The muse stripped bare.
In another marking of the century since the start of WW1, Sell a Door Theatre Company has chosen to stage Alastair Cording’s adaptation of Sunset Song.
Today’s maze of social complexities is at the core of this fast paced funny piece about the result of rage when that ‘flame of pain’ fails to be extinguished after a relationship break-up.
How to people behave when removed from society’s mores and are thrown to the claim of nature?
HeLa is the story of remarkable success and shocking failure that starkly demonstrates how basic human rights have been continually sacrificed on the altar of scientific progress.
Adapting a book to a play is challenge.
It is a mark of the stature of an actor that he gets a round of applause just for stepping on the stage. It is unconventional when the stage is set for a play in which he stars but that was the reception that met the well- known figure of Simon Callow as he walked on to the white floor of the Brunton stage.
A mad mental malkie of a play!
From midday to midnight on the day before Scotland’s Referendum on Independence, The National Theatre of Scotland hosted a live twelve-hour celebration of Scottish music and spoken word written by Sco
To mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October, and in the week of the Scottish premiere of WWI drama Regeneration, the King’s Theatre, in collaboration with the Touring Consortium Theatre
Euthanasia has been a widely controversial topic that has been increasingly brought up in the news. When the right to live is so strongly protected why should the right to die not also be an option?
Corruption in the business and political world is always a sickening yet intriguing thought that infiltrates our lives on a daily basis.
The fear of technology slowly taking over our lives seems to be an ever-growing theme in recent new writing.
In 2015 the multi award-winning comic masterpiece The History Boys from one of the UK’s most celebrated playwrights and authors Alan Bennett, whose astonishing career spans five decades, wil
Joe Corrie’s ‘In Time o Strife’ remains a powerful evocation of time and place, with echoes that resonate in our own days.
Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival is now in its third year.
As the title suggests this multimedia production centres around the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a court-like restorative justice body, which was set up in 1996 as a means of reconciling a nat
Patrias evokes the aesthetic spirit of Lorca’s duende, creating a stirring glimpse of the Spanish Civil War that blazes with Andalusian accents and attitude.