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Saturday, August 13, 2022

Kilty pleasures: Edinburgh festival 2022 continues – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

As the 75th Edinburgh festival goes on, Guardian photographer Murdo MacLeod takes a look at some of the shows on offer Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:24PM
Friday, August 5, 2022

Jump for joy! Edinburgh festival 2022 takes off – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

As the 75th Edinburgh festival gets started, Guardian photographer Murdo MacLeod takes a first look at some of the shows on offer – from political drama to acrobatics and romance Continue …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42AM
Monday, August 9, 2021

Edinburgh festival kicks off – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Photographer Murdo MacLeod has been photographing rehearsals and preparations for this year’s much-reduced programme of the Edinburgh festival, which opened on Saturday Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM
Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sexy lamps, time travel and punchy comedy: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Our photographer Murdo MacLeod captures more of this year’s eclectic Edinburgh festival shows, featuring everything from black holes to Basil Brush Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM
Sunday, August 18, 2019

Manhunts, musicals and a sizzling stir-fry: the Edinburgh fringe – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Our photographer snaps the best of this year’s performances, from an Oedipal election-night drama to Rose McGowan’s sci-fi-inflected fringe debut Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Sunday, August 4, 2019

Terrifying trapeze and homeless histories: Edinburgh festival 2019 – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Our photographer hits the ground running to capture highlights, from a journey through Kate Grenville’s The Secret River to a fierce look at power by comedian Lucy McCormick Continue readi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:12PM
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Punchlines, power plays and Pussy Riot: Edinburgh fringe – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Richard Thomas returns with a new musical, Marcus Brigstocke pronounces on what is good and bad in the world, and Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina defies the Russian authorities to appear at E…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:32PM
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Neon lightshows, a glorious Godot and the NHS at 70: Edinburgh festival 2018 – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Mark Thomas takes the pulse of the welfare state, while User Not Found explores our digital lives after death and the immortal musical comedy Midsummer returns as the Edinburgh festival gets…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:36AM
Saturday, August 26, 2017

Moon dances, chaotic comedy and a hymn to envy: Edinburgh festival 2017 – in pictures by Murdo Macleod

Rachel Mars asks us to look into our hearts, Jordan Brookes eyeballs the audience, Elf Lyons clowns around with Swan Lake and Jon Snow considers the social divide. As the Edinburgh festival …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Monday, August 21, 2017

Backstage with street performers at Edinburgh fringe – photo essay by Murdo Macleod and Matt Fidler

Photographer Murdo MacLeod meets fire jugglers, clowns and mimes as they prepare to entertain the crowds during the Edinburgh festival fringeThe Edinburgh festival fringe is the largest even…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:12AM
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 …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:33AM
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 …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:18AM
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:…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:43AM
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 …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48PM

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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:03AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:08AM
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 …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:34PM
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...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:15PM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:25AM
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...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:25AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:37AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:26AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:40PM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:16PM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:00AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:45AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:35AM
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...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:59AM
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…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:00AM
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

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:17PM

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