Edinburgh 2017

News, features and reviews from the Edinburgh Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh International Book Festival 2017.

Fringe news

200 Fringe shows all at C

C venues has more than 200 hand-picked shows and events in its programme of theatre, circus, cabaret, musicals, dance, comedy and children’s shows for its 26th year at the Edinburgh Fringe.

David Chadderton, 18 June 2017

Preview show dates for Exchange

What if I Told You is Pauline Mayers’s way of telling her (his)tory as a black woman, a dancer and choreographer.

David Upton, 11 June 2017

Talawa takes Girls to Edinburgh

Talawa Theatre company, High Tide and Soho Theatre will present Girls by Theresa Ikoko at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017.

Sheila Connor, 14 May 2017

Gilded Balloon at the Museum, the Rose and Teviot

Edinburgh's Gilded Balloon has announced a Fringe programme across three venues: National Museum of Scotland, Rose Theatre and its usual home of Gilded Balloon Teviot.

David Chadderton, 11 May 2017

Summerhall's 7th year for Edfringe's 70th

Edinburgh's Summerhall has announced a programme of 140 new and returning shows for its seventh year and the seventieth anniversary of the Edinburgh Fringe.

David Chadderton, 11 May 2017

Paines Plough's Roundabout turns to Edinburgh

Paines Plough has announced a full programme for its Roundabout portable theatre at Summerhall for Edinburgh Fringe 2017 before a UK tour in autumn.

David Chadderton, 11 May 2017

Baby-faced opera for Manchester

The follow up to Scottish Opera’s BabyO performances, BambinO is a pioneering and unique piece of music theatre for infants aged 6 to 18 months.

David Upton, 10 March 2017

Book Festival Features

Edinburgh Book Festival theatre-related events

As always, Edinburgh International Book Festival features a number of events of interest to theatre enthusiast, as well as a growing number of theatre-style performances.

David Chadderton, 02 July 2017


***** You'll regret missing this one
**** Definitely one to try to see
*** Fine but doesn't set the world on fire
** There are better shows in Edinburgh
* Best avoided