Ninth Annual Summer Youth Theatre Project

There are currently 12 places remaining on this year’s Summer Youth Theatre Project which takes place at Southside Community Centre from June 30th – July 11th. Supported by The City of Edinburgh Council’s Department of Children and Families, this intensive theatre project involves around 40 young people with varying degrees of experience over More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Scottish financial firm supporting new Lyceum play

  Grant Thornton UK LLP, the leading business and financial advisory firm, has sponsored the production of ‘Pressure’ which opens at The Lyceum in Edinburgh this May. The firm has offered its backing to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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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 More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...