James Ley

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 | 1 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
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