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Fond of Rabbie

Fond of Rabbie

Nonsense Room hit Roxy with Burns show:

Ae Fond Kiss, Nonsense Room Productions’ take on the life of Robert Burns, is touring to the Assembly Roxy for two performances only, this Friday, 23 February 2018.

February 21, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Grads grab one-act crown

Grads grab one-act crown

A Number wins at one act fest:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, the Grads, has triumphed in the Edinburgh and District heats of the SCDA’s 2018 one act festival with both its entries in the top three productions.

February 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Arts workers unite

Arts workers unite

Call to sign open letter to Fiona Hyslop:
Workers from across the Scottish arts are being urged to sign an open letter to Holyrood culture secretary Fiona Hyslop, ahead of the setting up of an artist-led National Arts Forum.

February 19, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
New Chair for Creative Scotland

New Chair for Creative Scotland

Jupiter Artland founder to chair top arts quango:

Robert Wilson, the co-founder of Jupiter Artland and chair of Nelsons natural healthcare company, has been appointed chair of the Creative Scotland Board.

February 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Strictly Professionals for Playhouse

Edinburgh date for Strictly’s professionals tour:

Strictly Come Dancing – The Professionals is to tour in May 2019, including a three performance stopover at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

King’s Cinders nommed in panto awards

Cinderella gets two nods in panto awards:

Cinderella, the 2017/18 Edinburgh King’s pantomime, has received two nominations in the Great British Pantomime Awards – for its script and its baddie.

February 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Typecast casting call

Typecast casting call

Auditions for EdFringe As You Like It adaptation:

New Edinburgh company Typecast Productions has put out an open casting call for its EdFringe 2018 production of Ganymede, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s As You Like It.

February 10, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
One-Act Fest is Back

One-Act Fest is Back

SCDA One Act Fest returns to Church Hill:

Fans of one-act drama are spoilt for choice next week, as the Scottish Community Drama Association’s one act festival hits the Church Hill Theatre with nine, count ’em, new productions over three nights.

February 7, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Leading children’s theatre company reinstated into RFO Network:

Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s have been reinstated as a Regularly Funded Organisation following last Friday’s emergency meeting of the Creative Scotland Board.

February 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Local Hero for Lyceum

Local Hero for Lyceum

Musical adaptation to get Edinburgh world premiere:

The Royal Lyceum is to stage the world premiere of a musical theatre adaptation of Bill Forsyth’s iconic 1983 movie Local Hero as part of its Spring 2019 season.

February 3, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More