Edinburgh International Book Festival

Rebus full casting

Rebus full casting

Full cast announced for Long Shadows:

The full cast has been announced for Rebus: Long Shadows, which tours to the Edinburgh King’s in October after opening at Birmingham Rep, while Robin Lefevre will now direct.

September 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shows preceding the end of the fest

Shows preceding the end of the fest

Hugh’s final BookFest Round-up for 2018

Autumn always seems to time its arrival to coincide with that of the Book Festival, with the rain limiting opportunities for the simple pleasures of sitting in Charlotte Square Gardens with a book and some refreshment. However, there were plenty of opportunities for those interested in theatre to sit inside instead.

August 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
A Spark of Philosophy

A Spark of Philosophy

Muriel Spark at the Book Festival:

This year’s Book Festival has featured several events designed to appeal to the theatre-goer which cross over with the strand celebrating the centenary of the birth of Edinburgh’s own Muriel Spark.

August 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
At the Book Festival

At the Book Festival

Theatre news from the EIBF:

The Edinburgh International Book Festival continues to offer many events designed to appeal to theatre-goers.

August 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Spark play for Book Fest

Spark play for Book Fest

Staged reading of Doctors of Philosophy:

The Lyceum is to stage Muriel Spark’s only work for the stage, Doctors of Philosophy, as a full rehearsed reading at the Edinburgh Book Festival this August 2018.

May 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
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.

February 1, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
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 | 2 Replies 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