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Pauline Knowles

Pauline Knowles

Brilliant and much-loved actress has died:
Pauline Knowles, the Edinburgh-born actor, has died suddenly. The circumstances of her death are not known, although Æ understands she passed away on Thursday, 18 October 2018.

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ulster American Returns

Ulster American Returns

Eleven dates for Traverse’s #EdFringe hit:

The Traverse Theatre company production of Ulster American by David Ireland, a sell-out and critical hit of #EdFringe 2018, is to return for a strictly limited run in Spring 2019.

October 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Arctic Oil

Arctic Oil

★★☆☆☆ Feeble:

Great forces of vital importance are brought into a claustrophobic setting in Clare Duffy’s new two-hander, Arctic Oil, which is the main Autumn production at the Traverse, running to Saturday 20 October.

October 18, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

★★★★★ Magnificent:

It’s 23 years since Mathew Bourne changed the gender of the swans in Swan Lake for his choreography of the ballet, which is at the Festival Theatre all week to Saturday.

October 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Traverse Open Auditions

Traverse Open Auditions

Traverse to hold first open auditions:

Edinburgh’s Traverse theatre is put out an open call for actors who it has never worked with before, and is hoping to get applications from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible.

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Quest for Oz

Quest for Oz

★★★★☆ Mysterious:

An infectious cross between an interactive game and a piece of immersive theatre, Quest for Oz sees the paths around Drummohr House near Musselburgh turned into the land of Oz.

October 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lawson Back on Beat

Lawson Back on Beat

Rebus actor returns after stage fright:

Charles Lawson is this evening, Thursday 11 October 2018, returning to the role of John Rebus in Rebus: Long Shadows at the Edinburgh King’s Theatre.

October 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Cyprus Avenue

Cyprus Avenue

★★★★☆ Brutal:

Brutal to a point which is almost beyond comprehension, the EUTC production of Cyprus Avenue, at the Bedlam to Saturday, fools with laughter before stunning you to silence.

October 11, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Lawson remains off-beat

Lawson remains off-beat

Rebus continues with McKinven as in title role
A spokesperson for Rebus: Long Shadows, has confirmed that Charles Lawson will not be returning to the role of John Rebus for either of the performances today, Wednesday 10 October 2018.

October 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
EGTG’s 2019 shows

EGTG’s 2019 shows

EGTG announce ambitious 2019 programme:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has announced that it will stage four full length productions and two one-acts in 2019, as well as running a programme of improvised theatre during the year.

October 10, 2018 | By | Reply More