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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

★★★★☆ Wonderful:
While not specifically Christmassy, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland at the Lyceum proves an ideal fit for the festive season. Hugely colourful, funny, and fascinating, it is thoroughly involving and a little disorienting.

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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
Milk

Milk

★★☆☆☆ Disconnected:
The premiere of Ross Dunsmore’s Milk at the Traverse is well acted and carefully staged. However, it never overcomes an unsatisfactory construction.

August 15, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
Blog – Found at Sea

Blog – Found at Sea

Every bit of Found at Sea is brilliant. This “preview of work in progress” at the Traverse to Saturday, is a succession of shimmering moments and glittering sequences.

February 22, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Day 1 – Get in there!

EdFringe Day 1 – Get in there!

An economist, an old comic, some love letters and the blind By Thom Dibdin The sun still shines even though the Edinburgh Fringe is now officially open. Surely some mistake? Equally sure, is the prediction that it won’t last. Today is time to check out a couple of new venues – or old ones reinvented. […]

August 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
No Edinburgh Filth for McAvoy

No Edinburgh Filth for McAvoy

Welsh’s Filth starts shooting in Glasgow By Thom Dibdin Glasgow is being used, once again, as the main location for a film adaptation of an Edinburgh-set Irvine Welsh novel, as principal photography begins there on Filth, staring James McAvoy as a racist, homophobic policeman. Trainspotting was largely filmed in Glasgow, the famous opening sequence along […]

January 24, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More