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Bodyguard for Edinburgh

Bodyguard for Edinburgh

Burke back at Playhouse with The Bodyguard:

Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of The Bodyguard starring Alexandra Burke, which kicks off in Glasgow at the beginning of December 2018 and arrives in Edinburgh for a fortnight in July 2019.

November 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Amelie for Edinburgh

Amelie for Edinburgh

Amélie the Musical to play King’s:

The UK premiere production of Amélie the Musical is set to tour to the Edinburgh King’s in June 2019 with dates at the Glasgow King’s in August 2019.

October 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
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 | 1 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 | 2 Replies 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
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
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
Bohemians grab Shrek!

Bohemians grab Shrek!

Shrek to play King’s in 2020:

Edinburgh’s Bohemians Lyric Opera Company is to stage an amateur production of Shrek The Musical at the King’s theatre in Spring 2020.

October 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Lawson misses Rebus performance

Lawson misses Rebus performance

Charles Lawson to miss Tuesday performance:

Doctors have advised Charles Lawson that he should not take to the Edinburgh King’s stage tonight, Tuesday 9 October 2018, in the role of John Rebus.

October 9, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More