Stephen Fry, Ian McKellen and Jarvis Cocker add a household name flavour to the eclectic range of performances at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival but that’s only part of the story as the event sees new adaptations of classic books, musicals and plays.
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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.
Edinburgh International Festival has announced 15,000 free tickets for the opening spectacular which this year marks marks the centenary of the end of the First World War and celebrates Scotland’s Year of Young People. It is sponsored again by Standard Life under its new Aberdeen Standard Investments branding. The company has renewed its backing for a […]
Festival review – The Divide (rating: 4/5) To describe this as an epic tale of a bleak future is to understate the commitment required of both the cast and the audience. Set over more than six hours and split into two plays, The Divide feels like a book narrated on stage. While generally gripping, its […]