Philip Howard

My Light Shines On: Ghost Light

My Light Shines On: Ghost Light

★★★★☆ Magical:

Ghost Light provides a poignant reminder of what we are all missing in this fallow year of live performance in Edinburgh during August.

August 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lights Shine On for EIF

Lights Shine On for EIF

Festival announces online offering:

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced My Light Shines On, a series of online shows for August, with filmed and audio works by Scotland’

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Knives in Hens

Knives in Hens

A Concert Reading from Pearlfisher

At the beginning of this one-off concert reading of Knives in Hens in memory of Pauline Knowles, playwright David Harrower related a telling anecdote about Pauline and the play in which she originated the central character.

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pauline Knowles remembered

Pauline Knowles remembered

Scholarship fund launch at unique Knives in Hens performance:

A unique concert reading of Knives In Hens is to be staged at the Lyceum as a memorial to Pauline Knowles and an opening fundraiser for a new scholarship fund in her memory.

May 30, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
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
Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams

Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams

★★★★☆ Invaluable and illuminating:
Remarkably consistent in quality and generosity of spirit, Joyce McMillan’s Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams, edited by Philip Howard, is vital to anyone seeking to understand Scotland’s cultural life in the last 30 years.

June 25, 2016 | 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
Nights Before Christmas

Nights Before Christmas

✭✭✭✭✩ Chilli light night:
Oddballs, strays and outsiders littered the Village Pub Theatre’s nine fine brief plays on the theme of Nights Before Christmas at the company’s Christmas show on Thursday night.

December 19, 2014 | 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
Review – Damascus-Aleppo

Review – Damascus-Aleppo

✭✭★✩✩ Traverse Theatre Review by Thom Dibdin Lunchtime theatre returns to the Traverse with a production of such rich complexity that it is not so much fit to be accompanied by a pie and a pint but a three course meal and an after-dinner brandy. David Greig, the curator of the current Play, Pie and […]

May 15, 2012 | By | Reply More