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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
Light Boxes

Light Boxes

✭✭✭✭✩ Love and regret:
Light Boxes is fascinating. Grid Iron Theatre Company has woven a complex web, leaving the audience struggling to interpret what they are seeing.

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Letters Home

Letters Home

✭✭✭✭✩ Power of communication
Letters Home combines inventiveness, variety, sophisticated writing and sheer visual magnetism.

August 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Letters Home to live on?

Letters Home to live on?

Further outings possible for Grid Iron sell-out: Anyone unable to find a ticket for Grid Iron and the Book Festival’s Letters Home may be placated by the suggestion that further productions are possible.

August 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – The Authorised Kate Bane

Review – The Authorised Kate Bane

Guest Review by Irene Brown in the Annals on Ella Hickson’s The Authorised Kate Bane, produced by Grid Iron.

October 21, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Review – Barflies

Review – Barflies

* * * * Traverse @ The Barony Bar Review By Thom Dibdin Having enthralled audiences and critics alike at the Fringe in 2009, Grid Iron’s Barflies, an adaptation of a clutch of Charles Bukowski’s writings, now sets out to prove its worth outside the rarified festival atmosphere. And on viewing it at its original […]

February 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh On The Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh On The Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh-based professional companies appearing in the fringe:

It’s Edinburgh’s festival, no matter what the nay-saying nutters who comment on the Scotsman’s website might write. More tickets are sold to Edinburgh residents than to anyone else and it would seem that every Edinburgh-based theatre company, whether professional or amateur, has a show on.

August 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Æ Review – Spring Awakening

Æ Review – Spring Awakening

* * * * Traverse Theatre By Thom Dibdin Grid Iron Theatre Company have joined forces with the Traverse theatre to create a brief, brutal and quite devastating new working of Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening. Douglas Maxwell’s tight new version of the script runs at a mere 80 minutes and transports Wedekind’s fin-de-siecle Germany to […]

November 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Cream of Edinburgh’s theatrical talent top CATS nominations

Cream of Edinburgh’s theatrical talent top CATS nominations

By Thom Dibdin Edinburgh’s theatres and production companies have made a strong showing in the shortlist for this year’s Critics Awards for the Theatre in Scotland, picking up 15 of the 40 possible nominations, in 8 of the 10 categories. Leading the field is the Traverse, with six nominations for last Autumn’s The Dark Things, […]

May 14, 2010 | By | Reply More