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A second life in theatre

A second life in theatre

Susan Wales Hampson’s autobiographical notes:

Today, we remember Susan Wales Hampson who died on Sunday 15 September 2019 at the age of 72. Susan was a strong and integral part of Edinburgh’s amateur and community theatre scene for almost 20 years.

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The Greenhouse

The Greenhouse

Pop-up theatre at Dynamic Earth
Feature by Federica Balbi
The first thing the curators of the Greenhouse will tell you about their creation is that it is the first entirely green venue on the Fringe. And so it is, but it is also much more interesting than one might think.

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Disruptive elements

Disruptive elements

Nathaniel Brimmer-Beller on finding and staging Ijames’ White:

This weekend the EUTC is leaving its Bedlam home for a short break at St Cecelia’s Hall where it is presenting the UK premiere of James IJames’ “truly disruptive” play, White.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Birth of the Fringe

Birth of the Fringe

Memories of one who was there – part two:

At the first Festival, in 1947, there were eight theatre groups who turned up to take advantage of potential audiences attracted to the Festival.

August 1, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The First Edinburgh Festival

The First Edinburgh Festival

By Bruce Cannon:
I was a schoolboy in Edinburgh in 1947 and remember well the air of excitement in the city as the first Festival was about to be launched.

July 31, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More