Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Lysistrata

  In this very loose, modern adaptation of Aristophanes’ classic comedy ‘Lysistrata’, a fiery young woman takes sex and politics into her own hands. Fed up with austerity – the economic war waged on Greece by the Troika – she drunkenly launches a sex strike and occupies the Acropolis with her friends and the women More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Wednesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

WEDNESDAY 23RD JULY 2014 WHALE Snappers: anyone with an interest in black and white darkroom photography is welcome to come along to these monthly evening sessions led by a professional photographer.  All levels More...

By Reader On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Crusader’s Chase and Duck Race

Crusaders’ Chase & Duck Race Musselburgh Monday 21st July 2014 A large crowd gathered by the banks of the River Esk on Monday evening to see Alistair Barclay being sashed Club Captain of The Crusader’s More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The Match Game

The Match Game follows the tribulations of a group of young singles who enter into a compulsory state-run matchmaking program. Waking up next to a new face each morning, the young Eleanor and David must spend More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Billy Connolly – another date added to High Horse tour

Billy Connolly’s High Horse Tour 2014 is already set to smash box office records as demand has led to another date being added  to the run at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh for Thursday 16 October 8pm. These More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The Dogs of War

Assembly George Square Studios, One,   11.45, Running Time: 90mins. Dates:31 July, 2,4,6,8,10,14,16 August. Preview 31 July. Tickets: Preview 31 July £6; 2 & 6-16 August £9; 4 August 2 for 1 £11 A closer More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Bill Clinton Hercules

Assembly George Square Studios, Two, 14:00 Dates: 31 July, 1 – 24 August. Previews 31 July, 1 August. No show Mon 11, 18, 25 August. Tickets: Previews 31 July & 1 August £8; 10 & 11, 16-18, 22-24 & More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe – The trial of Jane Fonda

Music Room Assembly Hall George Street  30 July – 24 August 2014 @ 4.05PM Jane Fonda’s controversial effort to end the Vietnam War is one of the most divisive stories in American history. Peace activist or More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Edinburgh Fetival Fringe – Sundown Swing

Venue: St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile  (Venue No.187) Saturday 2nd August  12.15pm to 1pm – free non-ticketed Venue: The Jazz Bar, 1A Chambers Street (Venue No.57)Sunday 3rd August 17.45pm to 19.30pm £5. More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Tuesday in Edinburgh – what’s on today

TUESDAY 22 JULY 2014  Lunchtime concert: Orchestra Giovanile Diego Valeri. 12.15pm, St Giles’ Cathedral, Royal Mile. Free. Bookbug Rhymetime - rhymes and songs for the under 3s. 10.30-11am, Morningside More...