Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Does it really have to come to this??

 John and Robert McIlwain will be missed by those who knew them. Frail but friendly members of the local community, they tended their shared garden and even helped with that of their neighbour in the leafy cul-de-sac – at least … Continue reading

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Kevorkian: 2 for the price of 1

“First of all, do any of you here think it’s a crime to help a suffering human end his agony? Any of you think it is? Say so right now!” So opens Kevorkian’s speech in this challenging play based on … Continue reading

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41,689 performances. 2,542 shows. 258 venues. One death.

This month, the number of people in Edinburgh is set to triple as it hosts its enormous Festival Fringe. Spanning comedy, serious drama and light entertainment as well as dance and music, the Festival has something for everyone amid its … Continue reading

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Edinburgh festival tackles assisted suicide

The Arts can sometimes let us see things differently, more clearly than any amount of words. This year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has no less than three films dealing with the dilemmas of rational suicide and assisted suicide. Third … Continue reading

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