City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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See video Referendum Video: Gordon Brown's Better Together Speech

Yesterday, Prime Minister Gordon Brown fired up an erstwhile lacklustre and bloodless Better Together campaign with an impassioned speech on why Scots should vote 'No' in...

18 Sep 2014
See video Referendum Video: David Hayman, The Great Dictator

Actor David Hayman's cri de coeur is a rousing call to vote Yes in the Referendeum on Scottish...

18 Sep 2014
See video Video: Flight of the Valkyries, EIF Fireworks 2014

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, led by conductor Garry Walker, open the Festival Fireworks Concert 2014 in Princes Street...

01 Sep 2014
See video 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.

18 Mar 2014
See video MacTaggart Lecture 2013: Kevin Spacey

When Netflix premiered political drama "House of Cards" on 1 February, 2013 it released the whole season of 13 episodes internationally on its streaming service.

17 Feb 2014
See video Video: Homecoming 2014

The official Homecoming 2014 promotional video from VisitScotland has a Hogmanay feel to it with fiery motifs featured throughout and imagery from Hogmanay events...

01 Jan 2014
See video Trailer: Avaritia

This is the trailer for the new stop motion film from Edinburgh filmmaker Walid Salhab, director of the acclaimed short film Bra-et Al Rouh.

24 Nov 2013
See video Edinburgh Tram Video: Haymarket Hooker Hobbles Cyclists

Cyclists in a busy part of Haymarket are being hobbled when trying to negotiate a curving bend in the tram track outside Haymarket railway...

18 Oct 2013
See video Edinburgh University Talk: The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability

Dr Michael Shaver, Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Chemistry at Edinburgh University, presents "The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and...

08 Oct 2013
See video Trailer: Sunshine On Leith

The film adaptation of the popular musical (read reviews by Bill Dunlop, Gordon...

06 Sep 2013
See video EIFF 2013 Highlight Reel

A preview of some of the films that are going to be screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in June.

30 May 2013
See video Video: Artistic Director Jonathan Mills introduces 2013 EIF Programme

Treats lie in store for EIF-goers this year from Shakespeare's Coriolanus backed by Chinese heavy metal bands to a production of Hamlet that interacts with Richard Burton'...

12 Mar 2013
See video Video: EIF 2013 Preview

The programme for the Edinburgh International Festival was announced today. Here's the EIF's video preview of what's coming up in August.

12 Mar 2013
See video Video: Professor Timothy Lang on Climate Change and Food Production

Timothy Lang, Professor of Food Policy at City University London, talks about why we as individual consumers, and supermarkets as society's major food suppliers, must plan...

13 Jan 2013
See video Video & Competition: Are 'Friends' Electric?

Tubeway Army had a hit with this song (recorded here on the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test) back in May 1979.

30 Nov 2012
See video Video: Speed of Light time lapse

NVA's Speed of Light was a specially commissioned project that took place at the Edinburgh International Festival in 2012.

01 Sep 2012
See video Video & transcript: Elisabeth Murdoch's MacTaggart Lecture

Below is the full transcript of the James MacTaggart Lecture, given by Elisabeth Murdoch, Chairman of Shine Group on Thursday 23rd...

27 Aug 2012
See video Video: "Funniest Joke" Award Winner Stewart Francis

Canadian comedian Stewart Francis was just announced as the winner of the Dave Award for the Funniest Joke on the Fringe 2012.

The joke was:

22 Aug 2012
See video 5 Fringe 2012 Promo Videos That Work

There's nothing like a memorable video to help make your show stand out from the crowd at Fringe time.

04 Aug 2012
See video Video: Red Arrows Olympic Flypast

Footage of the Red Arrows flypast shot outside the galleries at the foot of the Mound.

27 Jul 2012