James Ley

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
Howard’s Way for VPT Xmas

Howard’s Way for VPT Xmas

Philip Howard to direct Village Pub Theatre Xmas show:
Philip Howard, one-time artistic director at the Traverse and currently at Dundee Rep, is to return to Edinburgh for a one-off directing gig for the Village Pub Theatre’s Christmas show.

December 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Spanish May fly for the Villagers

Spanish May fly for the Villagers

The Village Pub Theatre return from their trip up the town with a night of new writing marking the May Day bank holiday titled, in a blinding flash of inspiration: Cinco de Mayo.

May 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Village goes to Town

The Village goes to Town

Traverse One is being taken for all this week by the Village Pub Theatre – Edinburgh’s pop-up new-writing company whose natural habitat is the Village Pub in Leith.

March 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Post-Valentine erotica for VPT

Post-Valentine erotica for VPT

The thrill of erotica in many and varied styles and outfits is to be the theme for this week’s Village Pub Theatre, with details revealed here on Æ for the first time.

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – The Leithtivity

Review – The Leithtivity

Broad swipes and accurate strikes make the Village Pub Theatre’s first venture into pantomime a mixed bag, as it retells the nativity with a scabrous, 20th century Leith twist.

December 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
VPT goes Panto-crazy

VPT goes Panto-crazy

The Village Pub Theatre has announced its Christmas offering, to be staged at the Village Pub Monday-Wednesday next week.

December 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
VPT’s Spooky Shorts return

VPT’s Spooky Shorts return

Halloween sees the return of Village Pub Theatre’s Spooky Shorts, when a half dozen all-round disturbing and thrillsome new plays will be performed script-in-hand down at the Village Pub in Leith.

October 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Village Pub Theatre’s Autumn Season

Village Pub Theatre’s Autumn Season

Halloween hell-raisers and thrilling tweet plays are on the menu as Edinburgh’s Village Pub Theatre announces its first ever Autumn Season.

October 4, 2013 | By | Reply More