Alexander McCall Smith

Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme

Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme

★★★★☆   Literary:

On the eve of the centenary of Muriel Spark’s birth, the Usher hall was packed for Muriel Spark: Creme de la Creme, an evening of readings, reminiscences and a performed reading of the Edinburgh-born author’s only play.

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Review – The Okavango Macbeth

Review – The Okavango Macbeth

Edinburgh Studio Opera return to Alexander McCall Smith and Tom Cunningham’s studio opera with a leaner, fitter production than the one which premiered two years ago at the Queens Hall.

August 15, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Laughing around the Edinburgh Fringe: Day Three…

Laughing around the Edinburgh Fringe: Day Three…

Futureproof, Comedy lunch, Sans Hotel and the World According to Bertie By Thom Dibdin Edinburgh was laughing on Sunday. It laughed in the rain, still streaming down, it laughed with the comedy mob, it laughed with the locals and with the visitors and it reserved its biggest laugh for the theatre. It was the day […]

August 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
Æ News – Playing Cyril: local dog sought for fringe production

Æ News – Playing Cyril: local dog sought for fringe production

Fame there to be claimed by local hound in McCall Smith adaptation By Thom Dibdin An Edinburgh-based border collie is being sought to star in the world premiere production of Alexander McCall Smith’s The World According to Bertie, being staged at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Andy Jordan Productions, the producers of The World According To […]

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