John Byrne

Byrne under the spotlight

Byrne under the spotlight

John Byrne is to make a personal appearance at the King’s Theatre, in a joint celebration of a documentary exhibition of his dome mural and the touring production of Checkof adaptation: Uncle Varick.

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
New Festival and King’s shows on sale

New Festival and King’s shows on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for 16 new shows at Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s theatres, including major touring musicals such as Top Hat and Avenue Q, two Chekhov adaptations by John Byrne, and the ever-popular Edinburgh Gang Show.

January 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Review – The List

Review – The List

Stellar Quines’ mesmerising production of The List at Summerhall features a shattering performance by Maureen Beattie.

August 17, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
King’s Dome Mural unveiled

King’s Dome Mural unveiled

A flame-haired woman, clad only in a cloak of stars, with a black Harlequin bearing the sun, form the focus of John Byrne’s new mural for the ceiling under the dome of the Edinburgh King’s Theatre.

August 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Byrne paints King’s Dome

Byrne paints King’s Dome

A new design by artist and playwright John Byrne has been commissioned for the domed ceiling above Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre auditorium.

April 11, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Theatre Review –  The Cherry Orchard

Theatre Review – The Cherry Orchard

Uprooted from its original time and place, John Byrne’s new version of Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard transplants the action to Scotland in 1979, on the eve of Thatcher’s first term in office.

April 19, 2010 | By | Reply More