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­Blooming Marvellous

­Blooming Marvellous

Details of Bloom, EIF 2017 opening event:
St Andrew Square will burst into Bloom on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 of August 2017 to herald the opening of the 70th anniversary Edinburgh International Festival

June 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
#EdFringe Casting Call

#EdFringe Casting Call

Theatre Alba seek cast for family season:
Theatre Alba has put out an urgent casting call for its family season of shows at Duddingston Kirk during the 2017 Edinburgh fringe which will be staged on a profit-share basis.

June 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
New Culture Cttee for Council

New Culture Cttee for Council

Former provost appointed culture convenor:
The City of Edinburgh Council has created a new Culture Committee in the restructuring of its committee system agreed at the first full meeting of the new administration today, Thursday 22 June 2017.

June 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lyceum buzzing – official

Lyceum buzzing – official

Theatre’s a hive of green activity:
As if the tenure of David Greig as artistic director of the Royal Lyceum was not creating enough of a buzz, the theatre has now taken delivery of two hives of bees as permanent residents.

June 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Book Fest on Stage

Book Fest on Stage

Theatre-related events at EIBF 2017:
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has ramped up its theatre-related offering for this year’s festival, even as it increases the total number of events to over 1,000.

June 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Midsummer Horror Shop

Midsummer Horror Shop

TBC Productions debut with Little Shop of Horrors:
Brand new amateur musicals company, TBC Productions is making its debut on Midsummer night with a new production of cult classic Little Shop of Horrors at the Festival Theatre Studio.

June 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
A port full of Theatre

A port full of Theatre

Leith Festival theatre goes to its roots:
There is a sense of getting right into the community from to the three major theatre offerings at this year’s Leith Festival, with new work from Citadel, Spartaki and Theatre Imperative.

June 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh companies win big at CATS:
Half the winners at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland are Edinburgh-based productions, with the Lyceum winning three and the Traverse with Red Bridge Arts, two awards.

June 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
VPT’s Traverse Dates

VPT’s Traverse Dates

Four nights for Village Pub Theatre
Village Pub Theatre, the script-in hand new writing collective, is staging As You Make It, four nights of new work at the Traverse over the next fortnight.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Boaby pulls the CATS

Boaby pulls the CATS

Gavin Mitchell to compere Scottish theatre awards:
Gavin Mitchell, known to millions as Boabby the constantly sneering barman of the Clansman pub in Still Game has been announced as presenter for the 15th Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland, to be held on Sunday 11 June 2017.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More