Edinburgh International Festival

Lament for Sheku Bayoh

Lament for Sheku Bayoh

★★★★★  Essential

Lament for Sheku Bayoh, the Lyceum’s online co-production with the National Theatre of Scotland and the Edinburgh International Festival, is a work of huge impact on many levels.

November 20, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
My Light Shines On: Ghost Light

My Light Shines On: Ghost Light

★★★★☆ Magical:

Ghost Light provides a poignant reminder of what we are all missing in this fallow year of live performance in Edinburgh during August.

August 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lights Shine On for EIF

Lights Shine On for EIF

Festival announces online offering:

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced My Light Shines On, a series of online shows for August, with filmed and audio works by Scotland’

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
All five August Fests off

All five August Fests off

All Edinburgh’s August 2020 festivals have been pulled:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, Book Festival, Art Festival and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatttoo will not be held in 2020.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
EIF Postpones Launch

EIF Postpones Launch

Changed date now cancelled, due to Covid-19

The Edinburgh International Festival has postponed the launch of the 2020 Festival, which had already been changed to an online only event on Wednesday 18 March.

March 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Festivals respond to Covid-19

Festivals respond to Covid-19

EIF & EdFringe issue Coronavirus updates:

Edinburgh’s August festivals are set to continue as planned according to the statements from The Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society today (Friday 13 March 2020).

March 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
2018 CATS in Full

2018 CATS in Full

Full details of the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland:

The CATS moved up to the newly refurbished Perth Theatre for its ceremony this year, presenting awards across ten categories of theatre.

June 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh cream of CATS

Edinburgh cream of CATS

Eight out of Ten CATS prefer Edinburgh:

Eight out of the ten awards handed out at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been won by productions made or commissioned in Edinburgh.

June 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Linehan Extends Contract at EIF

Linehan Extends Contract at EIF

EIF director extends to 2022:

Fergus Linehan, has extended his contract as director of the EIF until 2022, promising to “developing new initiatives that will support the continued growth and development” of the festival.

November 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Krapp’s Last Tape

Krapp’s Last Tape

★★★★☆  Slow but compelling:
Bringing Beckett to the Edinburgh International Festival, Irish Production Company Clare Street gives a fittingly understated treatment to Krapp’s Last Tape.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More