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At Out of the Blue – The Journey by Badac Theatre

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Coming to the Out of the Blue Drill Hall on Saturday 10th and and Sunday 11th November is a hard-hitting drama based on true-life refugee experiences.   The Journey is a compelling, fearless, intense and immersive...

Edinburgh based director helped create refugee play – now bringing it to Out of...

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Badac Theatre’s The Journey is a compelling, fearless, intense and immersive slice of drama that is true to the experiences of refugees from across the globe fleeing conflict and, sometimes, certain death. It comes to...

MagicFest Christmas Special: The Miracle of Christmas Future

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The MagicFest Christmas show is back at the Traverse theatre from 27-30 December 2018.This year they present a Christmas collaboration between Scottish magician-scientist hybrid Kevin Quantum and Swedish high-tech wizard Charlie Caper. In ‘The...

2018 International Festival. A celebration of inclusion and Scotland’s Year of Young People

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The 2018 Edinburgh International Festival ended last evening with the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert. Drawing hundreds of thousands of Festival-goers from more than 80 countries, the three-week International Festival staged some of the world’s...

La Cenerentola

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And not a glass slipper to be seen...Ingenious optical illusions, sumptuous video projections and unstoppable comedy. Renowned Norwegian director Stefan Herheim’s extraordinary production of Rossini’s effervescent Cinderella opera is stuffed full of ideas and comic...

La Cenerentola – Gallery of Images

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A production worthy of a more comprehensive look

HOME.

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What makes a house into a home?You are cordially invited to a magical house party on the grandest scale. HOME builds an entire house before your very eyes, and then explores how it turns into...

The Prisoner

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  As resident company at the 2018 International Festival, the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord brings three contrasting yet equally daring works to Edinburgh. Peter Brook is among the most influential figures in international theatre,...

The End of Eddy

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'My crime wasn't doing something. My crime was being something. Being different in a way everyone else could see.'  Born into poverty in an isolated village in rural France, a boy grows up amongst hard...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 REVIEW : How to Keep Time: A Drum Solo for...

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‘When we drum together it’s like we’re having a conversation through time….it doesn’t make much sense if there’s only one drummer.’Antosh Wojcik’s grandfather has vascular dementia. When Antosh visits him in hospital, he tries...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Review: Side By Side Theatre – As We Like It****

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‘Having a learning disability is no barrier to creating theatre that is thought provoking, enjoyable and accessible to everyone’ (Susan Wallin MBE, Artistic Director, Side by Side Theatre)In William Shakespeare’s As You Like It...

The Beggar’s Opera

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John Gay’s 18th-century opera brought forward into the modern daySwarming with highwaymen, thieves, jailors, pimps and prostitutes, John Gay’s savagely satirical and wildly entertaining ‘ballad opera’ invites you into a world of greed, crime,...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 REVIEW : Twelfth Night or The Ship of Fools***

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In Livewire Theatre’s Twelfth Night or The Ship of Fools, a shipwreck becomes a plane crash, a countess wields a hammer, and a duke’s palace is a funfair – though it’s not always very...

Hocus Pocus

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Spooky fun for all the family....A spellbinding spectacle for children from seven years old and their families, Hocus Pocus weaves together dance, theatre, visual art and bewitching lighting to tell a wondrous story of...

Passionate Machine

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Time traveller drops in to The FringeRemember P.E. kit. Cancel Free Trial. Call Mum. Everyone writes instructions to their future selves. But what happens if the future starts writing back? Featuring a diverse cast of real-life characters...

Michael Morpurgo books come to life at The Fringe

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The Children's Library on George IV Bridge hosted a selection of characters who will be taking part in a variety of adaptations of some of former Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo's, books.Representatives from the casts...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Review – About Lady White Fox with Nine Tales ***

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YVUA Arts present their award-winning About Lady White Fox with the Nine Tales, a retelling of Shakespeare’s Macbeth based on the mysterious and exotic White Fox legend of the Orient. In the play, part of...

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...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – My Kind of Michael

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Very funny exploration of the rise and fall of Nick Cassenbaum’s hero, Michael BarrymoreEver since his Nanna Sylvie bought him ‘Barrymore’s Best Bites’ on VHS when he was seven, Nick has loved Michael Barrymore. Now, in...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – Unspoken

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As a bomb disposal expert doing VIP protection at the Fringe Ken Bellringer never expected to appear there on stage himself.But this year he is among 15 members of Bravo 22 Company, a military arts based...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 – A Beginner’s Guide to Populism

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The battle is on – the villagers of Little Middleton are fighting to preserve their historic community and keep it safe from progress. A Beginner’s Guide to Populism is a darkly comic play following the fortunes...

Russian Roulette

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Ahh, Russia! Home of words! Home of books and plays! Home of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekov, Brezhnev, Gogol!Russian literature is the finest in the world. Gambling devices are also excellent! In this show, we  combine Russian literature with...

Police Scotland’s Mounted Unit comes Nose-to-Nose with War Horse, Joey

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'War Horse' launched with a little help from Lewis and KilmarnockThe Festival Theatre marked the opening of the Edinburgh run of the National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse by introducing Joey to riders...

Bingo! comes to Edinburgh

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Brand new Musical comedy starts Scottish Tour at Assembly Hall in The Capital  Bingo! presented by Grid Iron Theatre Company and Stellar Quines Theatre Company, is a new musical comedy focusing on lives of six...

Music, theatre, dance and film at The Brunton

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The Brunton has launched its January to April season offering a line-up of theatre, music, dance and film.Captivate Theatre bring two musicals, Les Misérables: School Edition and Sweeney Todd and multi-award winning Scottish theatre...

Gilded Balloon launches its FIRST Winter Programme!

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Gilded Balloon is proud to present a brand-new, year-round home for comedy, theatre and cabaret right in the heart of the city’s West End Headlining Gilded Balloon’s inaugural winter programme will be Morag Fullarton’s critically-acclaimed,...

Edinburgh International Festival 2017 – Puccini’s ‘La Boheme’

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Opera’s greatest, most heartbreaking love story. La bohème is a sumptuous, visually magnificent new production direct from the Teatro Regio, Turin – the opera house that gave the opera its very first staging, back...

Edinburgh Festivals Fringe 2017 – A Heart at Sea

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A Heart at Sea at the Edinburgh Fringe Pleasance Courtyard: BELOW 11:50amBe enthralled by this epic musical folktale told on a miniature scale. A Heart at Sea uses haunting live music to tell the story of a young...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Professional

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PROFESSIONAL by CHARLOTTE CROMIE6:15pm 21st - 26th AugustTheSpaceontheMile2, The Radisson, The Royal Mile, EH1 1TH Half past five on a Friday evening, and a school’s electronic door-locking system shuts down for the weekend… with four...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Woman on Fire

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Certain Curtain Theatre presents'Woman On Fire'WOMAN ON FIRE is an original play that will take you into the fiery heart of one of the most dangerous women, in history. Ruthless terrorist or impassioned freedom...

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