Scottish Storytelling Centre

Arandora Star

Arandora Star

★★★★☆ Poignant tragedy:

In this reverent, haunting and heartfelt production of Arandora Star at the Scottish Storytelling Centre to Saturday, Theatre Objectiv both condemns and exonerates in their efforts to give a voice to an oft-forgotten past.

May 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
It’s Magic

It’s Magic

MagicFest returns with new venues, dates:

Edinburgh’s MagicFest is back this Friday 11 May 2018 for its ninth iteration with a week-long celebration of all that is magic as it moves its dates forward from early Summer.

May 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mark Lockyer Interview

Mark Lockyer Interview

Interview with Mark Lockyer:

Actor Mark Lockyer trained at RADA. Over the last 30 years he’s performed at the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Old Vic, Young Vic and the Royal Court; he’s worked with Ken Campbell, Mark Rylance and Sam Mendes.

October 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oxygen House Returns

Oxygen House Returns

Antigone plays Netherbow:

Edinburgh theatre company Oxygen House celebrates its thirtieth anniversary this wek, with a return to the Scottish Storytelling Centre and a modern-dress production of Sophocles’ Antigone.

October 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Robert Burns: Rough Cut

Robert Burns: Rough Cut

★★★☆☆    Engaging:
Robert Burns: Rough Cut, appearing again at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, brings to life the titular poet at his most expressive and intense.

September 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bonnie Fechters

Bonnie Fechters

★★★☆☆  Gallus
Bonnie Fechters – Songs of Hope and Resistance – a one-woman show devised, directed and performed by Morna Burdon at the Scottish Storytelling Centre – has a friendly and inclusive feel that at times belies the bite of its content.

August 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Illusion of Truth

The Illusion of Truth

★★★☆☆    Magical:
Our relationship with truth and power are explored through ancient mythology in Mara Menzies’  one-woman show at the Storytelling Centre.

August 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
At A Stretch

At A Stretch

★★★★★    Energetic:
At a Stretch is a comedy physical theatre show, with two people dancing, doing gymnastics and jumping on poles.

August 15, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Is This a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth

Is This a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth

★★★★☆    Scary and funny:
Is this is a Dagger? is a one-man show by Andy Cannon and is a version of Macbeth. It is at the Storytelling Centre until this weekend. It’s definitely for over-eights, or maybe over-nines.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Curiouser and Curiouser

Curiouser and Curiouser

Shona Reppe talks of a tiny marvel:
There is something quite unique about the work of Shona Reppe, who is bringing her clever and particular show, The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean to the Scottish Storytelling Centre this week.

April 4, 2017 | By | Reply More