Grid Iron

Grid Iron New Show

Grid Iron New Show

Doppler announced for August dates:

Edinburgh-based site-specific specialist theatre company Grid Iron has announced provisional dates for its new production of Doppler, from as early as Monday 24 August, if lockdown eases as expected.

July 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe prepared if Covid-19 restrictions lifted

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that it has contingency plans to support venues and artists in the unlikely occurrence that restrictions due to Covid-19 are lifted in time for an event to take place in August 2020.

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Strange Tales

Strange Tales

★★★☆☆  Cultural collision:

There are certainly moments of magic in Strange Tales, the Christmas co-production between Grid Iron and the Traverse, but they are too few and far between.

December 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Youth & Student companies

EdFringe Theatre – Youth & Student companies

Edinburgh’s Youth and Student 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.

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South Bend

South Bend

★★★★☆ Comic Journey:

South Bend at Gilded Balloon at the Museum is a sharp, bittersweet comedy that is smart enough to know when to be clever and when to be stupid.

August 2, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

EdFringe Theatre – Professional companies

Edinburgh’s Professional theatre companies on the Fringe:

There are more shows made by Edinburgh-based companies at this year’s fringe than all the shows at the 1972 Edinburgh fringe put together. Here’s a listing of the theatre shows put on by professional companies…

July 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bingo!

Bingo!

★★★☆☆    Energetic:

A musical about women at the bingo would seem a natural for a warm-hearted, reassuringly couthy comedy. Instead, Bingo! ends up as a much swearier, somewhat darker affair that provides entertainment but is let down by its structure.

March 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shock cuts to theatre companies

Shock cuts to theatre companies

Mixed results in Creative Scotland’s latest funding round:

Edinburgh’s Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s theatre companies have had 100% core funding cuts in a day of mixed fortune for the city’s theatre as Creative Scotland announced its latest funding round.

January 25, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
VPT goes full-length

VPT goes full-length

Village Pub Theatre to stage full-length immersive production:

Leith’s Village Pub Theatre, the playwright collective specialising in script-in-hand performances of new work, is to stage a full length production The Sunnyside Centre, at the Hibs Supporters Club.

November 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Extra Light Boxes Shows

Extra Light Boxes Shows

Matinees added to sell-out run:
As news broke of four extra weekend matinees being added to the sell-out run of Grid Iron’s show Light Boxes, we took the chance to speak to the show’s director, Finn den Hertog.

August 16, 2015 | By | Reply More