The King’s Dome Commission

A launch event is being held at the King’s Theatre in May to show off the photographic display of how the new dome was created. Over the course of 35 days in the summer of 2013, the King’s Theatre was closed to the public for a very special make-over. The 42 metre height of the King’s auditorium was filled with a free-standing scaffold to More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Queen Margaret University and Brunton Theatre collaborate on the stage

Community drama specialists from Queen Margaret University have joined forces with The Brunton Theatre to bring to the stage a moving musical black comedy about local ned culture. Following the success of the More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Eddi Reader looking forward to Queen’s Hall concert

Eddi Reader is back in the capital this month, appearing at the Queen’s Hall on the 25th as part of her ‘Vagabond’ tour, and today she kindly took time out from her busy schedule to chat to The Edinburgh More...

By George Ward On Monday, March 31st, 2014

PREVIEW: Boogie Nights The Musical

PREVIEW: Boogie Nights, 1-5 April 2014, Church Hill Theatre 7:30pm, Tue: £10, Wed-Sat: £14 (£12 concessions), Sat 2:30pm matinee: £12 (£10 concessions) Edinburgh Music Theatre (EMT), the company that brought More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, March 30th, 2014

The Taking of Zena Charbonne at the Roxy

The Occasional Cabaret presents Retour 2014 – for a captive audience – The Taking of Zena Charbonne Who calls the shots?   Sometimes stuff happens.    We prepare for it, try to avoid it, visualise how More...

By Lorna Frost On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Leith theatre project funded by Creative Scotland

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 More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Spy Week to run from Sunday 6 April – Saturday 12 April.

The intriguing world of espionage will take centre stage next month in a spy fiction festival organised by the University of Edinburgh. Screenings of classic spy films, a talk by former MI5 Director General Dame More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Eddie Izzard hosts ‘Please Don’t Go’ gig at Festival Theatre

  Comedy legend Eddie Izzard will be hosting a one off gig on Friday, April 4th at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh to launch a campaign for people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who don’t want Scotland More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Eddi Reader to play the Queen’s Hall next month

Eddi Reader is returning to the capital next month, playing the Queen’s Hall on 25 April as part of her ‘Vagabond’ tour. Vagabond was released by Reveal Records last month and was recorded by Mark Freegard More...

By John Hislop On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Traverse Theatre Company heads for Broadway

Traverse Theatre Company will be in New York this April, taking Fringe 2013 hits A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity and Clean for a month-long run at 59E59 Theaters, marking New York’s Scotland Week (3 – More...

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