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Susan Wales Hampson

Susan Wales Hampson

Amateur theatre stalwart dies aged 72:

Susan Wales Hampson, a pillar of Edinburgh’s amateur theatre scene in both an official and personal capacity, has died on Sunday 15 September 2019. She was 72.

September 19, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
The Merry Wives of Windsor/Holyrood

The Merry Wives of Windsor/Holyrood

★★★☆☆ Shakespeare transported:

Let’s get one thing straight right away, EGTG’s show at the Royal Scots Club is not an expose of the fun and frolics of the female members of the Scottish parliament.

August 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Pool (no water)

Pool (no water)

★★★★☆  Cruel but hilarious:

The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group’s late evening show at the Royal Scots Club, for week one of the Fringe only, is a decidedly over-18s only production of Pool (no water).

August 9, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

Edinburgh’s Amateur theatre companies at EdFringe:

As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.

July 30, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
The Lark

The Lark

★★★★☆ Fiery:

There is fire in the belly of EGTG’s telling of The Lark – Jean Anouilh’s take on the story of Joan of Arc – at Bellfield in Portobello to Saturday.

June 5, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Lark rising

Lark rising

EGTG give modern eye to historical story:

Edinburgh amateur company EGTG is digging back 600 years to the story of Joan of Arc this week with The Lark, a play that just seems to get more relevant as time goes on.

June 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Hand to God

Hand to God

★★★★☆  Hot puppet action:

Packed with expletives and hot puppet-on-puppet action, EGTG’s thoroughly entertaining production of Robert Askin’s Hand to God at the Assembly Roxy is not for the faint hearted.

April 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh’s One Act Finalists

Edinburgh’s One Act Finalists

Arbery Productions through to Scottish final:

Two of Edinburgh’s four entries came away with awards at the Eastern Division round of the SCDA One Act Play Festival held at the Church Hill Theatre over the weekend.

April 9, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

EGTG take on Puppet Profanity:

The devil is coming to Edinburgh this Easter holidays thanks to EGTG – a company that revels in a challenge and upholds the long tradition of the city’s amateur companies in taking on difficult work.

April 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
EGTG EdFringe Open Call

EGTG EdFringe Open Call

Shakespeare and Ravenhill for #EdFringe Shows:

EGTG has announced open auditions for its two 2019 Edinburgh Fringe productions on Wednesday 24 and Sunday 28 April when it is looking for a total of 19 cast members.

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More