James Ley

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
Lyceum Season 2017-18

Lyceum Season 2017-18

Details of 17/18 season announced:
The Lyceum is to stage ten shows in its 2017-18 season, the second in David Greig’s tenure as artistic director and the final year in the current funding round.

April 27, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Lyceum season introduction

Lyceum season introduction

A time to take risks:
The Lyceum’s artistic director, David Greig, talks about the background to the 2017/18 season and his reasoning behind it.

April 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Two Tribes Clash!

Two Tribes Clash!

Clash of the new-writing nights:
Edinburgh is poised for not one, not two, but three different nights of new writing, running simultaneously this Thursday, 24 November 2016.

November 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Book Festival Round-up (Part Two)

Book Festival Round-up (Part Two)

More words from Charlotte Square
The script’s the thing at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
As well as being the most congenial place in the whole Festival simply to hang out, the Book Festival continues to provide a great deal of interest associated with the theatre.

August 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Marwick’s VPT debut

Marwick’s VPT debut

Village Pub Theatre gets Eurotrashy:
Xana Marwick is will make her VPT debut this next Tuesday, 20 October 2015, as the short-form theatre specialists take on the theme of Europe.

October 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
VPT announce #EdFringe shows

VPT announce #EdFringe shows

Big names join Leith collective
Over 70 plays in a dozen themed nights from over 20 playwirghts have been announced by the Village Pub Theatre for its Edinburgh Fringe debut, with big guest names directing and writing.

July 23, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
VPT Goes Fringe Tastic

VPT Goes Fringe Tastic

Village Pub Theatre in funds drive for #EdFringe15:
Edinburgh’s practitioner-run Village Pub Theatre is raising the stakes as it nears the two thirds mark in its efforts to crowd-fund a 72-play, two week run at this year’s fringe.

June 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
James Ley wins LGBT commission

James Ley wins LGBT commission

New play to remember bookshop founders:
James Ley, who helped form the Village Pub Theatre, has won an award to write a new play about LGBT bookshop founders Bob Orr and Sigrid Nieslen.

June 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Foolish ways

Foolish ways

VPT springs an April Fool:
Comic poet Pab Roberts is to join the writers and performers of the Village Pub Theatre this Wednesday, as the pop-up theatre company celebrate the first of April.

March 31, 2015 | By | Reply More