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Imaginate goes Hybrid

Imaginate goes Hybrid

Children’s Festival announces outdoor and online programme

The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival has announced a hybrid programme of online and live outdoor theatre and dance for this year’s event, running from Tuesday 25 May to Sunday 6 June 2021.

April 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Tell Me On A Sunday for King’s

Tell Me On A Sunday for King’s

Jodie Prenger stars in UK tour

Tell Me On A Sunday, staring Judie Prenger in “the most naturally socially distanced musical in the world”, has booked into the Edinburgh King’s for a week in September 2021.

April 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
EdFringe sets dates

EdFringe sets dates

EdFringe adds Fringe Player & opens registration May 5

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that show registration for the 2021 fringe will open on May 5 and that participants can use a new Fringe Player to share productions online.

April 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
EIF Returns

EIF Returns

Live performance in outdoor venues for August 2021

The EIF has announced that it will definitely take place this August 2021, and that it will add three temporary outdoor pavilions to its existing venues.

April 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Street Acts

Street Acts

Traverse’s annual schools script project takes to the streets

Seventeen scripts by secondary school pupils have been posted on billboard sites around Edinburgh, taking the Traverse’s annual Class Act project out onto the streets in this year when it can’t take place in the theatre.

April 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cap Theatres to re-open!

Cap Theatres to re-open!

Kings and Festival Theatres announce first dates for 16 months.

The King’s theatre has announced its first  live theatre production – to be witnessed live in person with actors performing live on stage – after being dark for 16 months since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.

April 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
Meet Jan Black

Meet Jan Black

★★★☆☆ multi-layered

The end of Lockdown is in sight and Jan Black is back on stage; Maureen Beattie stars in Johnny McKnight’s multi-layered new play for Wonder Fools live-streamed from the Ayr Gaiety.

April 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Higgins for EdFringe chair

Higgins for EdFringe chair

Govt advisor and ex-banker succeeds O’Shea

Benny Higgins, a former banker and strategic advisor to Nicola Sturgeon, has been named as the new chair of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society board of directors.

March 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Skinner for the Quines

Skinner for the Quines

Caitlin Skinner gets Stellar Quines’ AD & CEO role

Stellar Quines has announced that “rising star in Scottish theatre” Caitlin Skinner will be the new Artistic Director and CEO of the Edinburgh-based company.

March 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Let There Be Theatre

Let There Be Theatre

White Rabbit Red Rabbit marks a year since theatres went dark

Edinburgh’s Assembly Roxy will be joining venues from Aukland to Vancouver on Saturday 13 March to mark a whole year since the pandemic caused theatres around the world to go dark.

March 13, 2021 | By | Reply More