Edinburgh International 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 Fest on Stage

Book Fest on Stage

Theatre-related events at EIBF 2017:
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has ramped up its theatre-related offering for this year’s festival, even as it increases the total number of events to over 1,000.

June 19, 2017 | By | 2 Replies 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
The View From Castle Rock by Alice Munro

The View From Castle Rock by Alice Munro

✭✭✭✭✩ Stately:
There is a classy and accomplished feel to The View from Castle Rock, the Book Festival’s collaboration with Stellar Quines.

August 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Acting Out EdBookfest

Acting Out EdBookfest

Book Festival 2016 for theatre lovers:
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has launched its programme in its habitually classy fashion with psychedelically painted phrenology heads and plenty of talk about Charlotte Square being Edinburgh’s cultured quarter.

June 10, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Managerialism threat to theatre

Managerialism threat to theatre

Theatre creativity threatened by ‘managerialism’ says McMillan:
It is ‘the long march of managerialism’, not government cuts, that threatens the vitality of Scottish theatre, according to Joyce McMillan.

August 26, 2015 | 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