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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – The Struggling Life of An Artist

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A struggling movie actress and an aspiring horror writer are on the very brink of success - each just a compromise away.Jessica can achieve her dream of taking the lead role in a big...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Monica: This Play Is Not About Monica Lewinsky 

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Sex and shaming, the personal and the political – Monica: This Play Is Not About Monica Lewinsky tackles issues that shape, and all too often distort, the lives of women.Dianne Nora’s play, which comes to the...

February TV – our top five picks

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This month's TV highlights - what to watch and where to watch it.This month Netflix will be treating subscribers with a number of bingeable series, including Russian Doll billed by TIME Magazine as this...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Entropy

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Entropy: (noun) lack of stability or predictability; gradual decline into disorderSam, 19, with a confidence that borders on arrogance, turns up unannounced and unwelcome at Barbara’s door after an absence of many years. Barbara, 36 and living...

Topically Tinsel at The Traverse

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By John Kennedy and Phyllis Stephen Christmas-Pud cookin' and brandy flaming hot news reaches The Edinburgh Reporter from our friends at The Traverse Theatre announcing their Autumn/Winter season that promises some seriously Christmas chill-outs. As the...

The Lyceum Theatre : The Crucible

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The Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh presents The Crucible by Arthur Miller  Directed by John Dove From 18 February – 19 March 2016  “I danced for the Devil; I saw him, I wrote in his book; I go back to...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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 Stitch 'n' Time: award-winning sewing and crafting class led by a professional textile craftswoman. The group focuses on projects that help the community while learning new skills and sharing a cuppa! All levels and...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 12TH JANUARY 2015Timmy Time Programme 15: Timmy Finds Aliens, and other stories. Join Timmy and his friends for three fun adventures in this collection of classic Timmy Time episodes. Toddler Time is a...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Magic Carpet: take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. 25 minutes of stories, songs and activities for children aged 2-4 years and their...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 Back to 'normal' this week, with not a shred of tinsel in sight (hoorah!) and plenty of events on offer; films, books, art, and music from a very special violin....we may not have spring...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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http://youtu.be/69mUzKGYlDE Creative Electric: drama and creative workshops for ages 16+.  Creative Electric create contemporary performances based on real experiences; their work has been performed in Scotland and Sweden, in theatres, studios, art galleries, on trains,...

What’s On In Edinburgh 15th-21st December 2014

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MONDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2014Meet Chris Hadfield: the former Commander of the International Space Station will be signing copies of his stunning planetary photo tour You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes. 12.30pm,...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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GENERATION DJ Set: A La Fu. A La Fu has performed at Glastonbury, Brixton Academy, Trans Musicales, Pukkelpop and NYC's Knitting Factory. He will be offering an improvised response to the GENERATION art works before...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2014Mrs Mash the Storytelling Cook: stories, songs and participative fun for Portobello's youngest residents. 10.30-11am, The Skylark, 241-243 Portobello High Street.Toddler Time: Poppy Cat. Join fabulous feline Poppy Cat on her adventures...

Theatre – enquiring into people power and politics

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'Resilience', the current project by theatre group Active Inquiry, is holding a big event at Out of the Blue on Saturday 11th October. Everyone is welcome to come and support this unique experiment in...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Dramarama: the recent one-off Dramarama workshop for aspiring actors was such a hit that it is now becoming a weekly event! It's about building confidence, trying something new and making friends. For ages 12-16. 5.30pm, Corstorphine...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2014Edible Gardening Seasonal Advice: drop in to find out how to grow your own food and take a look around the productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project Team. 1-3pm, Demonstration...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014Blackwell's Edinburgh presents The Monthly Book Quiz: if you know your Waugh from your Peace and your Meyer from your Heyer, try this monthly quiz.  Teams of up to five can...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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eBook Surgery: get help with downloading free eBooks, audiobooks and emagazines. 2-3.30pm, Central Library, George IV Bridge. Free, no appointment required.Bach Before Breakfast: John Bryden plays Bach and Shostakovich on the Cathedral Steinway.  Coffee and croissants...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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As we say goodbye to the festivals, there's still plenty on offer in the capital, and as ever, most of our listings are FREE! MONDAY 25TH AUGUST 2014Leith in World War One: Andrew Grant talks...

Leith theatre project funded by Creative Scotland

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Resilience, an exciting theatre project exploring how community groups can thrive whilst under attack, working with people with experience of homelessness, violence and mental health issues, has received backing from the Scottish arts funding...

Telford stage The Laramie Project 29 Feb – 1 March

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A play about a teenager that was killed in a homophobic attack in America is the latest in a series of hard hitting productions by students at an Edinburgh college. ‘The Laramie Project’ which tells...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review: Batman! Holy Spoof Musical Batstravaganza (**)

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This production has a distinctly amateurish corny feel about it with some appallingly over-used puns. The acting at times feels like it needs more depth and the singing needs more polish. The puns...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review: Llwyth (Tribe) – (*****)

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Llwyth is a brilliant, powerful, enigmatic production that takes the audience through a whole range of emotions from laughter, anger, grief to happiness all in 1 hour 45 minutes and they loved it too! Deaf...

Fringe Review: Muscle (***)

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Muscle is a Welsh play based in Cardiff centring round interviews with men. The acting was of the highest quality though they regularly changed characters which made it a little hard to follow at...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review: The Presentment (***)

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This heavyweight ecclesiastical play deals with the political 'hot potato' of gay priests being active in the church. It shows how the younger generation have become more accepting of such a change but the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review: David Leddy’s ‘Untitled Love Story’ (***)

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This meditative theatre offering will leave you spaced out and yogic types will love it.This was a production of high quality although it was one that the reviewer could not seem to connect with....

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Fresher the Musical ***

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This musical which is being staged at the Pleasance Dome needs just a little more polish to its acting. I will say that this was reviewed on the first day of the preview shows...

Review: Dunsinane – A Contemporary Play set in an Historical Context (*****)

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Dunsinane, which runs at the Royal Lyceum Theatre until 4th June 2011, is an extremely well produced National Theatre of Scotland contemporary play. In the view of this reviewer it should not be missed!This...

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