City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: theatre

Puppet Animation Festival:Cinderella


A well- known tale told with bijou beauty.

Puppet Animation Festival :The Secret Life of Suitcases

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The snap of a valise’s clasp can open the cosmos!

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Last Bloom, Traverse, Review

Anni Domingo as Cynthia and Cleo Sylvestre as Myrtle in The Last Bloom.

Lonely children create imaginary friends. Why should lonely old women not do the same?

Little Princess Goldtree, OOTB, Review

The Puppet Animation Festival celebrates its 30th year with performances and workshops across Scotland, available to catch here in Edinburgh until 19th April.

This May Hurt A Bit, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Stella Feehily’s ‘This May Hurt A Bit’ is, in some ways, a play about nostalgia, and is none the worse for that.

Puppet Animation Festival: 3 Colours Review

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A dreamy display of light, sound, shadow and colour.

Under the Mulberry Tree, EFT Studio, Review

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‘50s glamour in the South of France, so why is la vie not so belle?

Boxe Boxe, EFT, Review

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Boxing may not be the sport of kings, but it is the sport of artists, writers and great leaders.

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Love with a Capital ‘L’ Review

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An unholy mix of power, love and Presbyterianism.

Never Try This At Home, Traverse Theatre, Review

Never Try This at Home's Okorie Chukwu, Dudley Rees and Stephen Harper

Told By An Idiot celebrate 21 years of producing remarkable theatre this year, but their current production takes us back to our collective childhoods and an up-close and personal look at the way we w

Robin Cousin's ICE, EFT, Review

Robin Cousin's ice cast

One of the joys of visiting the Festival Theatre is to have a look round the old posters and photographs that adorn the walls.

Black Coffee, King's Theatre, Review

Black Coffee cast

The premiere of Black Coffee in December 1930 was reviewed in The Times:

Union, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Review

Union at Royal Lyceum Theatre

Given that the people of Scotland will vote in a few months on whether they believe Scotland should be an independent country (or not)

Puppet Animation Festival - Celebrating 30 years of the UK’s largest performing arts event for children

In 2014 between 29th March and 19th April, the Puppet Animation Festival celebrates 30 years of bringing magical family performances, workshops and films from award winning companies, to communities a

Dare to Care, Traverse Theatre, Review

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A worthy topic that fails to captivate.

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Assembly Roxy, Review

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An up close and personal dance with the devil.

Edinburgh International Festival 2014 Teaser

The Edinburgh International Festival announced its programme today. This short promotional video clip offers us a taste of the shows to come.

Messages from a Mental Institution


Later this month, Summerhall is hosting Messages from a Mental Institution by poet and award winning American playwright Lee Gershuny.

The Hold, NMS, Review

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Mementos heavy with memory are the subject of this latest poignant promenade piece from Lung Ha.

Wendy Hoose, Tron, Review

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Sex and the single (texting) digit! Johnny McKnight’s latest comedy deals fearlessly with the issue of lonely hearts (or in this case lonely beds) in the 21st century.

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