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An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

It’s been a mere three years since The Lyceum last staged An Edinburgh Christmas Carol. However, it is easy to see why the accompanying lifetime of ch...
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Medea

There is a moment in the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of Medea when Adura Onashile – playing the titular character – stands stock still, ...
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An Untitled Love

The subject of choreographer Kyle Abraham’s new work is clear from the title. Although the dance celebrates the extraordinariness and complexity of lo...
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Coppélia

This modern-day reworking of Léo Delibes’ Coppélia is an eerie, propulsive, visually arresting but often infuriating ballet. While the music and chore...
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Counting and Cracking

In Sri Lanka, in July 1983, thousands of Tamil civilians were killed during a week of vicious rioting. This horrific period in the country’s history h...
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Red Ellen

Red Ellen tells the epic story of inspiring Labour MP Ellen Wilkinson, a figure and a story that certainly deserve to be much better known. The play f...
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Seven Against Edinburgh

From a new young company of actors comes Seven Against Edinburgh – the story of the first female students to be matriculated in any British university...
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The Meaning of Zong

In a massacre aboard the slave ship Zong - 132 women, men, and children perished in chains in the Caribbean sea in 1781.  One hundred and twenty-two o...
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The Scent of Roses

The Scent of Roses opens with Neve McIntosh’s Luci calmly informing her husband Chris (Peter Forbes) that she has locked them in their bedroom, and sh...
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Christmas Dinner

Clearly, the good people at Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum couldn’t decide which Christmas story to tell this year, so they’ve done all of them. Christmas D...