Covid-19

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
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
roulette

roulette

★★★☆☆ Frothy

roulette, Production Lines’ latest foray into online theatre, makes excellent use of technology. If it is unaware of exactly where it is heading, there is considerable enjoyment to be had along the way.

February 14, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Extra £9m for creative freelancers

Creative Scotland’s emergency fund topped up

Creative Scotland is to share £9 million of new funding with Screen Scotland, for their Covid-19 hardship funds for creative freelancers.

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Love theatre – live

Love theatre – live

Live online perfs for roulette premiere

Production Lines is to premiere Claire Wood’s racy new play, roulette, live – and online – for Valentines, with the Edinburgh grassroots company streaming five performances this weekend (13/14 Feb 2021) and next.

February 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Lyceum’s home theatre experience

Sound Stage offers “at home theatre experience”

A new play by Mark Ravenhill is to open Sound Stage, the Lyceum’s latest experimental online theatre season of eight new premieres from leading Scottish and British playwrights, presented in an immersive audio theatre setting.

January 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Covid-19 impact research

Covid-19 impact research

Creative Scotland to asses financial impact on sector

Creative Scotland has created a new online survey to examine the impact and challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic on Scotland’s creative sectors.

December 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Brunton puts panto on screen

Brunton puts panto on screen

Rapunzel hangs out on Brunton’s Silver Screen

The Brunton Theatre in Musselburgh is determined to put on panto this year, so has created a film version of Rapunzel The Pantomime, screening in its cinema over Christmas – and available to stream online

November 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

£500k lifeline for Cap Theatres

Capital Theatres gets £0.5 million emergency funds

The Scottish Government has announced an emergency grant of £500,000 for Capital Theatres, the charity which runs Edinburgh’s King’s, Festival and Studio theatres.

October 23, 2020 | By | Reply More