Nicola Benedetti is in residence It may not be the Edinburgh Festival as we know it, but the show will go on, writes JULENA DRUMI Edinburgh International Festival has announced a return of live performances with a diverse programme of UK and international artists. The Festival’s ambition is to pave the way for other organisations to rebuild their own live performance programmes and to re-establish Edinburgh as a global centre […]
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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.
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 […]