Hearts’ Tynecastle Park stadium will host an orchestral opening event for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival as organisers opt for a change of tone.
As the hotels, pubs, cafes and landlords reflected on another profitable Edinburgh Fringe, the last of the trains were leaving town packed with performers nursing their losses and wondering whether they could afford to do it again next year.
A 26-year-old New Zealander described as “the fizzing charismatic voice of Millennials” was the winner of this year’s Best Comedy Show at the Edinburgh Fringe.
A Beginner’s Guide to Populism (rating 4/5) Think Trump. Think walls. That should provide an essential understanding of how this 50-minute production seeks to explore the nastier aspects of trying to ride on a popular ticket when it all goes unchecked. The fear of being invaded, whether violent, political or economic has a long history, […]
The Girl Who Jumped off the Hollywood Sign (rating 3/5) Based on a true story, this is a one-woman show about Evie Edwards, an aspiring actress dreaming of making it big in Hollywood in the 1950s. It opens with Edwards on the H of the sign, looking down. The question is how she ended up […]