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Review: The Scandal at Mayerling

The Scottish Ballet’s The Scandal at Mayerling is a fascinating blend of history, intrigue, and tragedy. The show is aesthetically stunning with an equally entertaining storyline full of mistresses, political mayhem, and murder. Audiences will undoubtedly find the true story of  Prince Rudolph, the deranged crown prince of Austria-Hungary, to be thought-provoking.  Crown Prince Rudolph […]

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Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a beautifully revised Christmas classic

As the Christmas Markets reopen and mince pie is back on the shelves, it is once again The Nutcracker season in the year of ballet companies. The first tour of Scottish Ballet since Covid-19 pandemic began, The Nutcracker offers a delightful getaway from the cold and wet streets of Edinburgh into a Victorian fairy tale from 1st till 29th December. Countless […]

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“A powerfully bittersweet artistic statement”: Scottish Ballet’s ‘Indoors’ Review

Lockdown has presented unprecedented challenges to the live performance industry, with the sector struggling to remain viable. However, despite these immense pressures, some companies have taken it upon themselves to carry on providing their audiences with entertainment, using challenging and innovative methods. One such company is Scottish Ballet, who on 22 July 2020 premiered their […]