New Writing

LYT seek writer in residence

LYT seek writer in residence

Lyceum open call for 7 month residency:

The Lyceum has put out an open call for applications for its new Writer in Residence post with the Lyceum Youth Theatre, who will be working with the young company to ask the question: What Would Greta Do?

February 11, 2020 | 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
Writing on the wall for Traverse

Writing on the wall for Traverse

The notion that new writing permeates the very fabric of the Traverse theatre is being given concrete evidence this week, as a series of 200 word plays are inscribed on the walls.

June 4, 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
Village Pub Theatre recruits new writers

Village Pub Theatre recruits new writers

Edinburgh’s low-fi new writing company, the Village Pub Theatre, is introducing a quintet of new writers to this month’s show.

March 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Bedlam Festival returns

Bedlam Festival returns

Edinburgh’s student performers mark their worth this week, with the return of the Bedlam Festival – the annual celebration performance and education in the dramatic arts.

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Write Here, Right Now!

Write Here, Right Now!

Secret plays hidden in unlikely places and the return of lunchtime theatre are on the menu at the Traverse this week at the Write Here new writing festival.

October 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review – One Elliot Park

Review – One Elliot Park

* * * Malmaison Review by Thom Dibdin Siege Perilous return to their pop-up home at the Malmaison hotel in Leith with an exciting – and sometime exacting – new psychological whodunit. Lindsay Miller’s dark, twisting script entices her audience into an increasingly grotesque labyrinth of tensions. Her heroine is the fragile, waif-like Chloe, left as […]

June 17, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
A Passing touch of Magic

A Passing touch of Magic

Peapod Productions sets out on tour with Passing Through By Thom Dibdin You wait all year for a play in a pub to come along, and then two arrive at once. Grid Iron have just sent their mighty Barflies out on tour, and now Peapod Productions has Passing Through, opening at the Scottish Storytelling Centre […]

February 9, 2012 | By | Reply More