Book Festival

Book Festival – the Final Round-up

Book Festival – the Final Round-up

Charlotte Square gets all theatrical:
The Book Festival once again had much to interest the discerning theatregoer, not only in terms of actual performance but also regarding the thoughts of those responsible for them.

September 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Book Festival Round-up

Book Festival Round-up

The view from Charlotte Square:
The Book Festival continues to explore the interface between literature and performance in a way that is refreshing and risk-taking. If it does not always come off, that is certainly a price worth paying.

August 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Outrun

The Outrun

Playing With Books rehearsed reading:
Playing With Books – the series of events devised by the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Royal Lyceum – got off to an enthralling start with The Outrun.

August 14, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Book Festival Round-up (Part Two)

Book Festival Round-up (Part Two)

More words from Charlotte Square
The script’s the thing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
As well as being the most congenial place in the whole Festival simply to hang out, the Book Festival continues to provide a great deal of interest associated with the theatre.

August 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Book Fest Round-up

Book Fest Round-up

Words from Charlotte Square Gardens
Things theatrical at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
In recent years the Book festival has made a definite effort to engage with the more theatrical side of things

August 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

Ol’ Bignose is back:
Edwin Morgan’s celebrated Scottish translation of Cyrano de Bergerac was given a one-off revival at the Book Festival.

August 18, 2015 | By | Reply More