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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Spider-Man's dad, Ruby Wax and Labour v Tory standup: Edinburgh festival 2017 – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

The Edinburgh festival 2017 is still going strong with unlikely film stars, black-history monologues and toddler comedy sidekicks – here’s a selection of the latest shows photographed by…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Alexei Sayle, Dolly Parton and payback time for critics: Edinburgh festival 2017 shows – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

The Edinburgh festival 2017 runs the gamut from immersive political theatre to gender-questioning dance to standup comebacks – here’s a selection of shows photographed by Murdo MacLeod …

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Trans tales and rogue cabarets: Edinburgh festival 2017 – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

From Sara Pascoe’s new standup to a strange evening with Martin Creed, via acrobats, Samuel Beckett and a wild girl from Borneo, here are the sights so farAll photographs by Murdo MacLeod …

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Club Cumming, dystopias and talking dolphins: Edinburgh festival 2016 shows – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

The Edinburgh festival 2016 offers everything from straight drama to showbiz revues to verbatim polemics – here’s a selection of shows photographed by Murdo MacLeod Capturing the castle:…

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Dating, science and babytalk: Edinburgh festival shows – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

The Edinburgh festival 2016 offers everything from comedy to hard-hitting political theatre, circus shows and hi-tech hybrids – and the debut appearance of one very young performer indeed …

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Capturing the castle: Edinburgh festival's Deep Time spectacular - in pictures by Murdo Macleod

The Edinburgh international festival will be officially launched on Sunday night with an epic outdoor event fusing animation, lighting and music. Deep Time, created by 59 Productions, delves…

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

World Irish dancing championships in Glasgow – photo essay by Murdo Macleod and Matt Fidler

An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha, the world’s premier Irish dance organisation, hosts the 46th annual world Irish dancing championships at the Glasgow Royal concert hall. Guardian photojou…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Edinburgh Fringe and International festival fireworks finale – timelapse video by Murdo Macleod

Timelapse footage filmed by Guardian photographer Murdo Macleod shows a dramatic firework display over Edinburgh, which marked the end of this year’s Fringe and International festivals on …

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Chinese Shakespeare and explosive opera: Edinburgh festival – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Murdo MacLeod snaps some of the eye-catching theatre and dance shows at the world’s biggest arts festival Continue reading...

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Biff! Bam! Pow! Striking Edinburgh festival shows – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Comic-book dancers slug it out, convent choirgirls go on the rampage and a dragon is let loose in Guardian photographer Murdo MacLeod’s stunning photographs from the festival Continue read…

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

All the fun of the fringe: Edinburgh festival 2015 – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Guardian photographer Murdo MacLeod has been snapping the clowns, robots, fauns and performers at large at the world’s biggest arts festival Continue reading...

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Trip the light fantastic: Edinburgh's Harmonium Project – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

A spectacular outdoor performance at the Edinburgh festival, The Harmonium Project, lit up the city’s Usher Hall to celebrate 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus. Around 20,000 peopl…

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

The passion of Pina Bausch: Sweet Mambo at the Edinburgh festival 2014 in pictures by Murdo Macleod

The great German choreographers celebrated dance-theatre company are at the Edinburgh international festival with Sweet Mambo, a tragi-comic piece told with exquisite moves, gorgeous outfits…

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Edinburgh festival 2014: Murdo MacLeods best shots, from Paxo to Pascoe by Murdo Macleod

Follow Guardian photographer Murdo MacLeod around some of the Edinburgh festivals most talked about shows including Ganesh Versus the Third Reich, Exhibit B, Circas Beyond, Akram Khans Gnosi…

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Ballet and beats: Ladysmith Black Mambazo's Inala in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Bring together the music of South African choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo with the moves of the Royal Ballet and contemporary dance company Rambert and you get Inala, a muscular new show at th…

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Edinburgh fringe 2014 in pictures: Murdo MacLeod's best shots week one by Murdo Macleod

Our man with the cam goes behind the scenes to snap Mark Watson playing darts, Carol Ann Duffy reading Tennyson and Simon Callow talking up the Roman poet Juvenal also featuring Richard Her…

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Before sunrise: Out of Waters seaside reverie for the Edinburgh festival in pictures by Murdo Macleod

At dawn and dusk on Portobello Beach, Edinburgh, local residents in white shirts and blue culottes lead the audience along the shore. Then the performers wade into the sea, led by soprano La…

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Mind the zombies! Murdo MacLeod's Edinburgh fringe in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Snogging in a gas mask, a robot trying to take a break, zombies running loose and a happy faced pamphleteer on the Royal Mile welcome to the crazy world of the Edinburgh fringe. And its onl…

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Edinburgh festival zombie attack: The Generation of Z by Murdo Macleod

Take a look at the immersive theatre production that brings Edinburgh fringe audiences face-to-face with the undead Continue reading...

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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Murdo MacLeod's best Edinburgh festival photographs - in pictures by Murdo Macleod

From plastic bags becoming ballerinas to blood-spattered bodies on the pavement of the Royal Mile, Guardian photographer Murdo Macleod selects the most arresting images from this year's carn…

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Murdo MacLeod's portraits at the Edinburgh fringe - in pictures by Murdo Macleod

A selection of the photographer's best portraits from this year's Edinburgh book festivalMurdo MacLeod

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Bags of delight: Non Nova at Edinburgh festival – audio slideshow by Murdo Macleod

A 'ballet master' marshals a troupe of plastic bags to Debussy's music in Non Nova's innovative Edinburgh show. Performer Jean-Louis Ouvrard explains allMurdo MacLeod

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Friday, August 17, 2012

Murdo Macleod's Edinburgh festival - in pictures by Murdo Macleod

The Edinburgh festival has it all – and Guardian photographer Murdo Macleod has been busy capturing the lotMurdo MacLeod

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Macbeth on Inchcolm island at the Edinburgh festival - audio slideshow by Murdo Macleod

Get a taste of a festival Macbeth with a difference: performed in the ruins of a 12th-century abbey in the middle of the Firth of ForthMurdo MacLeod

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