City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: theatre

Bird, manipulate Festival, review


Bird is a one- woman show produced by FERAL and feral it is.

Jemima Levick leaves Dundee Rep to join Stellar Quines as Artistic Director

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After twenty years, Muriel Romanes, who has become synonymous with Stellar Quines, the award winning Scottish theatre company that celebrates the energy, experience and perspective of women, is steppi

A Murder is Announced (2016), King's Theatre, Review

A Murder is Announced - Middle Ground Theatre company

“A Murder is Announced” by Agatha Christie was first published in 1950, the fourth novel featuring the indomitable crimebuster, Miss Marple.

Keep the Cross High, manipulate Festival, Review

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manipulate Festival is now in its 9th year and its regular successful Snapshots sessions are designed to nurture the creation of work from both Scottish artists and from artists based in Scotland.

The Glenn Miller Story, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Tommy Steele and cast in The Glen Miller Story

The oldest ‘swinger’ in town (Tommy Steele), with an orchestra, playing the music of legendary bandleader Glenn Miller adds up to a mellow show.

The National Theatre of Scotland Celebrates 10 Years with Scots/ US Collaboration and two New Stories about Trans Lives.

In what is now the eighth partnership between them and Edinburgh International Festival, the National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is delighted to announce the world première of

Snow White, FTE, Review

balletLORENT’s Snow White is darkly beautiful and disturbing, with just a hint of magic.

Scottish premiere showcases social behaviours spawned by internet culture.

In Love and Warcraft by Beam Theatre

Beam Theatre – one of Edinburgh’s newest companies who focus on collaboration to produce high-quality theatre in a non-professional capacity – present the Scottish premiere of a skewed view of sex and

The Weir, Lyceum, Review

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The Weir opens on a driech January Edinburgh night when it’s easy to imagine stepping through the door of Brendan’s Bar yourself and stamping your feet against the smirr that’s falling steadi

Casting Complete and Rehearsals Begin for Traverse Spring Show from Montréal


The Traverse Theatre Company, Theatre Royal Bath Ustinov Studio and the Bush Theatre London announce that casting is complete and rehearsals are beginning today on their co-production of Right Now by

Lyceum’s Spring Season Kicks Off with Modern Irish Classic

Chosen as one of the Hundred Plays of the Century in a National Theatre poll, The Weir by Conor McPherson has won a host of playwriting awards including the Evening Standard Award, George Dev

The Sound of Music (2016), Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Captain von Trapp, Maria and the Children (photo credit, Pamela Raith)

This new production on tour across the UK, celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the film version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s global hit musical, “The Sound of Music.” Starring Julie Andrews and Chri

The RSNO Christmas Concert 2015: The Snowman, Usher Hall, Review

The RSNO Christmas Concert is a festive treat for all the family.

Scottee: Camp (as Christmas), Spiegeltent, Review

Scottee said he was bringing together some mediocre talent for his Camp (as Christmas) show – but was he joking?

Priscilla Queen of the Desert 2015, Edinburgh Playhouse, Review

Priscilla ain’t the only Queen in the desert, as three go gallus in Alice.

Canned Laughter on Scottish tour in Spring

Barely will the last piece of tinsel be swept away, the last piece of panto greasepaint wiped from their faces, and their outrageous costumes discarded than the comic trio that is Allan Stewart, Andy

S**t-Faced Shakespeare, Paradiso Spiegel Tent, Review


Attending a Shakespearian play is often regarded as the height of sophistication, where impeccably trained actors glide across well dressed stages, uttering a magnitude of eloquent soliloquies.

Tracks of The Winter Bear, Traverse, Review

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An interweaving of two feminine winter tales.

Traverse Theatre Announces 2016 Spring Season

The Traverse Theatre has announced its Spring season that features new work from Scotland and beyond including returning shows that you may have missed or want a c

Cinderella, Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Review

Christopher Hampson’s choreography introduces a few twists on the traditional fairytale to show that a modern Cinderella isn’t all about the money.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, King's Theatre, Review

Snow White at the King's Theatre (Gray, Stott, Stewart

Stalwarts of the annual King's panto serves up some Christmas comedy.