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New Year, new Wordly Wisdom

New Year, new Wordly Wisdom

New words and new wisdom from poet J. A. Sutherland with a Wordly Wise column inspired by last week’s Accelerator at the The Canons’ Gait.

January 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wordly Wise – wrapped-up regulars

Wordly Wise – wrapped-up regulars

Wending his way year end-wards, resident poet J. A. Sutherland is already looking to the next – and the regular spoken word spots worth marking in your diary. But first, here’s glory.

December 27, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Wordly Wise: Lacking Wisdom

Wordly Wise: Lacking Wisdom

End-of-year round-up? Not for J. A. Sutherland… There were too many precious gems around last week – and more coming up in this one too. Maybe he will put a lid on the poetry jewellery box next week. But for now, this is where the wisdom is.

December 16, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Wordly Wisdom: Multum in Parvo!

Wordly Wisdom: Multum in Parvo!

Talk about busy, Edinburgh’s poets and performance wordsmiths have a somewhat full card this week. Resident poet J. A. Sutherland picks through the offerings – and looks back at last week’s.

December 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wordly Wise in Book Week Scotland

Wordly Wise in Book Week Scotland

There are more than a few related spoken word events on offer during Book Week Scotland. Resident poet J. A. Sutherland checks a few out and finds the odd hangover from the weekend’s Dr Who celebrations.

November 25, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Wordly Wise  18.XI.13

Wordly Wise 18.XI.13

Out and about with poet J. A. Sutherland. This week he has been out sampling and delivering those words. Or are they words? Here’s his take on this, and the week ahead from Monday 18 November, 2013.

November 20, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Dark Road Rushes – four

The Dark Road Rushes – four

Dark comedy: The fourth rehearsal-room blog from Jo Rush, AD on Dark Road, the collaboration between crime writer Ian Rankin and Lyceum artistic director Mark Thomson.

September 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Dark Road Rushes – Three

The Dark Road Rushes – Three

In Jo Rush’s rehearsal room blog from Dark Road by Ian Rankin and Mark Thomson, she discusses the importance of moving round the stage and reveals her pedantic side as omnipotent ruler of the play’s timeline…

September 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Dark Road Rushes – Two

The Dark Road Rushes – Two

Getting to know you: Week one on the Royal Lyceum’s Dark Road.
By Jo Rush
After the months of waiting, somehow the first week of rehearsals for Dark Road has already sped by and it’s suddenly September already.

September 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Dark Road Rushes – One

The Dark Road Rushes – One

The first weekly blog by assistant director Jo Rush from the rehearsal room of Dark Road, the collaboraton between crime writer Ian Rankin and Lyceum artistic director Mark Thomson.

August 26, 2013 | By | Reply More