Edinburgh International Festival

Best of the Edinburgh Fest for a Weekend Visit

Heather Irish | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Heather Irish

Today the world's biggest art festival hits Edinburgh's gardens and closes for three weeks! The city's population doubles in size as people from all over the world flock to the streets and the various festival venues. The streets are filled with performances and exhibitions, actors arrive at bars in their outfits post performance and bars and clubs are open late - 3 am and 5 am.

Matthew Tucker

Steamy Skype Affairs And Galactic Mass Migration: Edinburgh Redefines The Stage

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

A stage, an audience and a performance – the simplicity of traditional theatre is changing, according to Christopher Baugh, Professor of Theatre at ...

Matthew Tucker

Shakespeare Meets Heavy Metal

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

We know Shakespeare was an enlightened man of the world, but did he like to rock? Beijing People’s Art Theatre certainly think so – the art com...

My Pride at 'Chinese Shakespeare' Taking Edinburgh by Storm And What It Says About East Meets West in the Modern Age

Lady Linda Wong Davies | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lady Linda Wong Davies

Performed in Mandarin and featuring two of China's leading heavy-metal bands (Miserable Faith and Suffocated) representing the rioting Roman crowds, Coriolanus is nothing if not a provocative night of theatre. Of course, everyone involved is delighted that the show has sold out twice at Edinburgh leading to a surge of extra ticketing...

Beethoven In A Spaceship? It Can Only Be The Edinburgh Festival...

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Arts lovers can hear Beethoven in a spaceship and see Leonardo da Vinci take centre stage with modern technology at this year's Edinburgh Internationa...