Saturday, January 16, 2021

Critically acclaimed LGBTQ play Riot Act returns for 2020 UK tour

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A powerful verbatim theatre piece exploring the history of the LGBTQ rights movement is returning for a UK tour in 2020, following a successful tour...

Oi Musica join a plethora of performers in Leith for a flamboyant and colourful...

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Unbridled artistic creativity, raw invention and a heady fusion of musical and architectural vision descend on Leith Theatre this weekend as Oi Musica join...
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MUSIC – The Flaming Lips at Usher Hall

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WHEN it comes to party planning, The Flaming Lips surely have it nailed.For the last four decades they have relied on more than...
Rory Stewart speaking at interview

BOOK FESTIVAL – Rory Stewart: Talking the talk and walking the walk

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Former Conservative leadership candidate, MP Rory Stewart talked of life following the leadership campaign, his passion and love for walking and previous ventures across...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Salman Rushdie on his retelling of Don Quixote and the state...

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At the last event of the Edinburgh Book Festival on 26 Aug, Salman Rushdie took to the stage with Journalist James Naughtie to talk...

COMEDY – Harry and Chris, This one’s for the aliens at Underbelly Cowgate

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Harry and Chris, This one’s for the aliens brings an hour of jazz-slam poetry, music, love and laughter to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Harry and...

COMEDY – Daniel Muggleton: Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy (But I Reckon it’s Easier for Straight,...

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Presented in a lazy Aussie drawl, Daniel Muggleton: Pimpin' Ain't Easy (But I Reckon it's Easier for Straight, White Men?) functions as a perfectly serviceable...

COMEDY – Garrett Millerick: Smile at Just the Tonic – The Tron

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  Smile is a misanthropic feast of vitriolic cynicism and social commentary, presented by one of the most charismatic stand-ups at this years Edinburgh Festival...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Kai Strittmatter reminds us that China is as complicated as it...

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New York Times journalist Steven Erlanger, author and journalist Kai Strittmatter and Tech correspondent for the Financial Times Yuan Yang gathered in the Spark...

BOOK FESTIVAL – Gordon Brown: “No deal Brexit would be an act of self-harm”

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Addressing crowds at the Edinburgh International Book Fair yesterday (26 Aug), the former Labour Prime Minister called out a growing rise in nationalism across...

THEATRE – Citizens of Nowhere? at Sweet Novotel

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THERE is no long preamble: arrive, get a drink of your choice and sit at a table like you might do any other Saturday...

SPOKEN WORD – Fake News Kills World! at The Stand’s New Town Theatre

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 Dr Richard Milne is quite obviously not a natural performer. When delivering the more informational components of the show he is frantic and...

CIRCUS – Rouge at Underbelly’s Circus Hub on the Meadows

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Clap your hands and slap your thighs for the jaw dropping Rouge. This adult circus show was definitely one of the best stops at...

THEATRE – 44 Inch chest at the Space on North Bridge

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WRITTEN in 1996, adapted into a film in 2009 and now performed in its intended medium for the first time ever, 44 Inch chest...

THEATRE – Mythos trilogy: Gods with Stephen Fry at Festival Theatre

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STEPHEN Fry was greeted by the audience singing him happy birthday at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on Saturday night.The entertainer was slightly embarrassed...

THEATRE – The Very Well-Fed Caterpillar at theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

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 FOLLOWING a sell out run in Brighton last year, Red Biscuit Theatre have brought their show The Very Well-Fed Caterpillar to Edinburgh for their debut...

COMEDY – Steff Todd at Just the Tonic – The Caves

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AWARD-winning comedian, Steff Todd is probably most well-known for her viral impressions of reality TV stars - you might have seen her video mimicking...

COMEDY – Lee Ridley aka LOST VOICE GUY at Gilded Balloon

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FORMER Britain’s Got Talent winner, Lee Ridley aka LOST VOICE GUY, has brought a magnificent show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, bringing laughter to...

THEATRE – It’s True, It’s True, It’s True at Underbelly Cowbarn

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Breach Theatre returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with their award-winning production It's True, It's True, It's True as part of the British Council showcase.The...
Fish bowl at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

THEATRE – Fishbowl at the Pleasance Courtyard

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FISHBOWL is an observational tour de force that belts the funny bone at a wildly funny angle from the very go-get.A trio of misfits...
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