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Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams

Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams

★★★★☆ Invaluable and illuminating:
Remarkably consistent in quality and generosity of spirit, Joyce McMillan’s Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams, edited by Philip Howard, is vital to anyone seeking to understand Scotland’s cultural life in the last 30 years.

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#VPT Tweet Thrillers announced

#VPT Tweet Thrillers announced

The 37 twitter playwrights who have had work selected for the Village Pub Theatre’s Twitter Thrillers night at the Royal Lyceum have been announced today, Friday 11 October 2013.

October 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
#VPT Tweet Plays’ thrilling return

#VPT Tweet Plays’ thrilling return

The Village Pub Theatre’s infamous Tweet Plays return next week, when any Twitter user has a chance of getting a play performed on the stage of Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum theatre.

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Review – Dark Road

Review – Dark Road

✭✭✭✩✩ Intriguing but imperfect:
An excellent cast and some intriguing ideas – which are not all fully realised – mark out the Dark Road of Ian Rankin and Mark Thomson’s collaboration, which runs at the Lyceum until October 19.

September 29, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Dark Road Rushes – Seven

The Dark Road Rushes – Seven

Previews are like the laboratory trial for a show. In a preview you recreate the conditions of the final production as closely as possible by having all the technical elements of the play in place and putting it in front of an audience.

September 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Dark Road Rushes – Six

The Dark Road Rushes – Six

Tech week – The sixth rehearsal-room blog from Jo Rush, AD on Dark Road, the collaboration between crime writer Ian Rankin and Lyceum artistic director Mark Thomson.

September 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Dark Road Rushes – Five

The Dark Road Rushes – Five

The fourth week of rehearsals for Dark Road has seen us make the biggest transition of our rehearsal process so far – out of the rehearsal room and into the theatre. Hopefully the experience won’t prove as traumatic as the proverb that phrase is riffing on!

September 24, 2013 | By | 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