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 father was in the US Marines – felt helpless after years of seeing conflicts on the news, so decided to send care packages to squaddies More...

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By Mike Smith On Sunday, August 9th, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Oliver: Southern Light Opera at King’s

  For those of us of a certain age, Oliver means ones thing: Carol Reed’s 1968 film with Jack Wild as the Artful Dodger and Mark Lester as the eponymous orphan child – but Oliver was of course More...