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Bookfest Moves

Bookfest Moves

Bookfest to move to College of Art

The Edinburgh International Book Festival is to make a permanent move to the Edinburgh College of Art on Lauriston Place from this year’s event, running Sat 14 to Mon 30 August 2021.

January 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Remembering Andy Gray

Remembering Andy Gray

Memories of the comic genius who was Andy Gray

The news of Andy Gray’s death over the weekend has prompted an outpouring of sorrow, all the more heartfelt because the memories of those who knew him are so joyful.

January 18, 2021 | By | 4 Replies More
Andy Gray RIP

Andy Gray RIP

Panto pal dies
All Edinburgh Theatre is devastated to have to report the death of Andy Gray, the star of many King’s Theatre pantomimes.

January 18, 2021 | By | 3 Replies More
Lyceum extends Xmas

Lyceum extends Xmas

Xmas shows available through January

The Lyceum has extended the on-demand availability of its twelve Christmas Tales through to the end of January.

January 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Cap Theatres new £800K Covid funds

Capital Theatres gets share of extra £3m Scot Gov funding

Capital Theatres is one of three Scottish performing arts organisations to benefit from their share of £3 million additional emergency Covid-19 support.

January 17, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Sound Stage offers “at home theatre experience”

A new play by Mark Ravenhill is to open Sound Stage, the Lyceum’s latest experimental online theatre season of eight new premieres from leading Scottish and British playwrights, presented in an immersive audio theatre setting.

January 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Bedknobs & Broomsticks for Fest Theatre

Bedknobs & Broomsticks for Fest Theatre

World Premiere adaptation tours to Edinburgh in 2022

The new musical production of Bedknobs and Broomsticks is set to tour to Edinburgh’s Festival theatre in 2022, after visiting Glasgow’s King’s in November this year.

January 7, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jim Haynes

Jim Haynes

Traverse co-founder dies in Paris

Jim Haynes, who co-founded the Traverse Theatre in 1963, has died in hospital in Paris. He was 87.

January 7, 2021 | By | Reply More
Student Actors Wanted

Student Actors Wanted

Researcher investigates Covid-19 impact

Edinburgh student Daisy Penman is looking to interview students (of any discipline and at any establishment) who want to be professional actors in the future

January 6, 2021 | By | Reply More
White Christmas in 2021

White Christmas in 2021

Playhouse confirms Irving Berlin classic for 2021

The West End production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas will now play the Edinburgh Playhouse for the Festival season 2021/2022, with tickets on sale, Monday 21 December 2020.

December 23, 2020 | By | Reply More