The Tour Guide (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

The Tour Guide

A tour guide going off the rails on real Edinburgh tour bus

A real Edinburgh tour bus, a real leaflet with a route map and all the sights, a real MacTours uniform, and an actor playing a tour guide who’s going off the rails. But the ripe potential of having an audience who are literally captive – not to mention transportable – could have been better exploited, and the emotional storyline feels stale and clumsily handled.

Departing from Market Street, 226 0000, until 28 Aug (not 22), 6.15pm, £14.50 (£12.50).

The Tour Guide

  • 2 stars

Atop what is surely the most exciting new venue at this year’s festival, playwright James Graham’s (The Whisky Taster, Tory Boyz and The Man) latest piece challenges Edinburgh itself to provide the set, sound, lighting and weather as we scramble aboard a vintage open-top tour bus. In association with Lothian Buses, our…

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