Saturday, August 19, 2017
Paul Lambie, organiser of Portobello's Busk At The Beach festival

AS PART of Deadline at the Fest, we are interviewing performers across the month by putting 20 questions to them. While the Beach Busk...
Vuelos performing at Edinburgh Festival 2017

SHOW TITLE: Vuelos, Aracaladanza, VENUE: Church Hill Theatre, August 11-13   By JEAN WEST     WHEN it came to his fascination with aviation, Leonardo da Vinci - not just...
5 Guys Chillin', a play about gay chemsex at Edinburgh Fringe

SHOW TITLE: 5 Guys Chillin' VENUE: Assembly Roxy (Venue 139), Aug 17-22, 24-27   By ANGUS MITCHELL THIS provocative theatre performance, based on events in Clapham, London, is fuelling dialogue...
Comedian Jimeion, photographed at the EICC (c) Wullie Marr/DEADLINE NEWS

Festival Fringe
SHOW TITLE: Jimeion: Ridiculous VENUE: Edinburgh International Conference Centre, until August 27 PICS BY WULLIE MARR   A trip to the Fringe wouldn’t be complete without catching one of...
Performance of Shame by Tidy Carnage at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: Shame VENUE: Assembly George Square Studios, until August 28 By CAT TIMONEY   Brought to the festival by Glasgow-based and avowed feminist company, Tidy Carnage, Shame...
Edinburgh Tattoo rehearsal 2017

Festival Fringe
SHOW TITLE: The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo VENUE: Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, until August 26 PICS BY WULLIE MARR The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is as integral part...
My Leonard Cohen at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: My Leonard Cohen VENUE: Assembly Rooms, until 27 August, 7.45pm. By JEAN WEST   OK, so I guess it was my own fault for going to...
Author Katherine Webber and her character, Wing Jones

AS PART of Deadline at the Fest, we are interviewing performers from across the month by putting 20 questions to them - both as...
Andy Cannon the actor and playing Macbeth

AS PART of Deadline at the Fest, we are interviewing performers from across the month by putting 20 questions to them - both as...
Benjamin Clementine on stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: Benjamin Clementine VENUE: Festival Theatre, Edinburgh International Festival. By JEAN WEST   You can see why Benjamin Clementine might have got on some people’s nerves early...
Behind the scenes in the dressing room of the Lady Boys of Bangkok ©Wullie Marr Photography

SHOW TITLE: The Lady Boys of Bangkok Who Runs The World Tour VENUE: Theatre Big Tops, Fountainbridge, until August 28 PICS BY WULLIE MARR Our resident photographer,...
Orkestra Del Sol at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017

SHOW TITLE: Orkestra Del Sol VENUE: Summerhall August 12,  7.30pm. By JEAN WEST     If Orkestra Del Sol could measure their musical worth in smiles they might already...
Art work by Ruaridh Crighton

SHOW TITLE: More Than Meets The Eye – Ruaridh ‘Rudog’ Crighton VENUE: Hill Street Design House until August 18. BY JEAN WEST   Ruaridh ‘Rudog' Crighton is a...
Leaf by Niggle, April 2016, Puppet State Theatre Companyvideo

SHOW TITLE: Leaf by Niggle VENUE: Red Bridge Arts, Scottish Storytelling Centre until August 28 (Even dates). BY JEAN WEST It’s a beautiful tale, JRR Tolkien's  short...
Andy Cannon in Is This A Dagger The Story of Macbethvideo

SHOW TITLE: Is This A Dagger? The Story of Macbeth VENUE: Red Bridge Arts, Scottish Storytelling Centre – August 11-20 (not 17) BY JEAN WEST           Andy Cannon...
Bar Talk with Comedians Daniel Sloss, Jimeoin, Craig Hill and Gareth Waughvideo

FOUR comedians walked into a pub.. No, that's not our lame attempt at a joke - we really did get four of the Fringe's best-loved...

HILARIOUS video footage has captured the moment a shopper walked straight into a traffic light and was covered in milk after a mystery woman...

TRAINSPOTTING author Irvine Welsh has claimed the novel is dying out and has questioned whether “humans need stories anymore?” The 58-year-old best-selling author feels that...

AN IRN-Bru fan has photographed his favourite drink at the summit of 30 of Scotland's highest mountains. And Alan Clark is determined to get pictures...

AN IDENTICAL replica of the time-travelling car from the blockbuster movie Back to the Future could be yours for £65,000. The DeLorean DMC 12 was...
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