The Lyceum Theatre : The Crucible

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 Jesus; I kiss His hand. I saw Sarah Good with the Devil!” Set in 17th Century New England, the isolated settlement of Salem, Massachusetts (a contraction More...

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By John Preece On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – SANCTUARY

HEARTBREAK STORIES BEHIND  SOLDIERS’ THANK-YOU NOTES An actress has written a play about the impact of war on women – after receiving heart-wrenching letters from soldiers in Iraq. Susanne Sulby – whose More...

By Mike Smith On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 Review – I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue *****

Aficionados of BBC Radio Four’s long-running antidote to panel shows I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue knew what to expect when host Jack Dee brought the team to the Edinburgh Playhouse on Sunday evening. And the More...

By John Kennedy On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – 2015 – Rap Guide to Climate Chaos interview

Rap Guide To Climate Chaos. Baba Brinkman explains why building an Ark is not an option. 2014’s Fringe welcomed the return of Vancouver, verse-wrangling hip-hop muse maneuverer, Baba Brinkman, reprising his highly More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Osmondmania returns to the capital in time for Christmas

Adding together group and solo recordings, members of the Osmond family charted an incredible 13 singles on the UK charts during 1973 resulting in the coining of a new word, “Osmondmania”, to describe More...

By Rachel Cree On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Frogs and Theatre at Sciennes Primary School

Pupils at Sciennes Primary School in Marchmont were thrilled to win a Scotland-wide playwriting competition with UK wildlife charity Froglife last week. Combining theatre with frogs, pupils across Scotland were More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Music legend Don McLean chats to the Edinburgh Reporter

Music legend Don McLean, renowned as one of the most enduring singer-songwriters and forever associated with his classic hits American Pie and Vincent (Starry Starry Night) is looking forward to coming home to More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Bella Hardy to appear at Queen’s Hall next month

Acclaimed folk singer and song writer Bella Hardy is appearing at the Queen’s Hall on 1st May to promote her seventh solo album ‘With The Dawn’ . The album is her first since being named BBC Radio More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Investment at the King’s and Festival Theatres to make theatre ‘dementia friendly’

A major investment from a charity set up with money from the Big Lottery Fund has just been announced whereby the Festival and King’s Theatres in Edinburgh will become ‘dementia friendly’. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Chess at the Church Hill Theatre

Dancers depict the Chess game between Anatoly Sergievsky (Kenneth Pinkerton) and Freddie Trumper (Ali Floyd).   Edinburgh Music Theatre took to the stage last night to present the first performance of a week’s More...