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Edinburgh International Festival 2018 REVIEW- The Beggar’s Opera ****

John Gay’s original 18th century performance of The Beggar’s Opera is made wilder and more raucous to fit with 21st century changed sensibilities in this new stage production  from Paris’s Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord directed by...

At the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art – Raqib Shaw

This is a must see. Even the lovely photos that we have here cannot possibly bring you the size, the majesty and the detail of the artworks which Raqib Shaw exhibits in Edinburgh until...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 Review: Side By Side Theatre – As We Like It****

‘Having a learning disability is no barrier to creating theatre that is thought provoking, enjoyable and accessible to everyone’ (Susan Wallin MBE, Artistic Director, Side by Side Theatre) In William Shakespeare’s As You Like It...

Review – The Establishment: Fool Britannia ****

Dan Lees and Neil Frost take you back to school for a very abridged and extremely silly history lesson. The Establishment return to Edinburgh with the school day condensed into an hour and what a...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 REVIEW – Calling My Tribe ***

We are the ones who fall between Gen-X and Gen-Y.  Too young to be old and too old to be young. One minute it was all Ebeneezer Goode and now we're here.  But what...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 REVIEW – Robin Clyfan: The Sea is Big Enough To...

Comedian and presenter Robin Clyfan performs his first solo Edinburgh show about grief, growing up and dressing as a massive baby for cash. In a show that is at times moving, funny and absurd, he explores generational...

The Fringe show that is literally rubbish…

A good review is sought after by nearly all Edinburgh Festival Fringe performers but one Edinburgh Napier student wouldn’t take offence to someone describing her show as rubbish. Chloe Martina Salvi, a Lighting Design student from Edinburgh Napier’s School...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 REVIEW – Phil Kay: Lighter Hour ****

Phil nails all today's major issues in play in his fast not furious, voiced-based show... Master of mirth and energy, skipping from one thing to the next: a wheelbarrow display team, dog bites in...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 REVIEW – Check Up: Our NHS at 70*****

Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84.  If Mark makes it to 84, the NHS will be 100 – what will they each look like?  Based...

Edinburgh aesthetic nurse says Botox patients must “choose wisely”

A LEADING aesthetic nurse is warning patients to “choose wisely” when it comes to picking a practitioner for Botox and dermal filler treatments. The message comes from Jackie Partridge, co-founder and Clinical Director of Edinburgh’s award-winning Dermal Clinic. Jackie,...