Scottish Storytelling Centre

(There Are) No Strangers Here

(There Are) No Strangers Here

★★★☆☆ Poetic

(There Are) No Strangers Here, a lively and pointed new piece from local community writing group, One Foot in the Future, is at the Netherbow theatre for three performances only.

September 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
One foot in the Future

One foot in the Future

U3A inspired show for Netherbow

(There Are) No Strangers Here, a new play by four members of the Leith-based Citadel writers is set to debut this Friday 9 September 2022 for three performances only at the Netherbow Theatre in the Scottish Storytelling Centre

September 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
The Not So Ugly Duckling – A Play for Grownups.

The Not So Ugly Duckling – A Play for Grownups.

★★★★☆ Transformative

The Not So Ugly Duckling – A Play for Grownups at the Scottish Storytelling Centre by Jo Clifford and Maria MacDonell, is a delightful retelling of Hans Christian Anderson from two adept storytellers.

September 2, 2022 | By | Reply More
Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

★★★★★ Striking

David Colvin’s internationally award-winning play Thunderstruck returns to the Edinburgh Fringe at The Scottish Storytelling Centre for the final two weeks of the Fringe.

August 30, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees

★★★★★ Simply beautiful

The Puppet State Theatre production of The Man Who Planted Trees at the Scottish Storytelling Centre is a show for everyone – and one that has never been more relevant.

August 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Green Knight

Green Knight

★★★★☆ Sensual

Debbie Cannon gives an intimate and transgressive telling of the story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight in the upper rooms of the Scottish Storytelling Centre until Sunday 14 August.

August 11, 2022 | By | Reply More
Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

★★★★★ Spirited

In Is This a Dagger?, Andy Cannon retells an epic, thousand year-old tale of bloody tragedy, deceit and power, bringing Shakespeare’s Macbeth to the stage while interlacing fact with fiction, past with present.

August 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Open call for diverse cast

Open call for diverse cast

Casting Call: (There Are) No Strangers Here

Director Mark Kydd has put out an open call for roles in (There Are) No Strangers Here which will play the Scottish Storytelling Centre from 9 to 11 September 2022.

August 2, 2022 | By | Reply More
Four venues cancel shows

Four venues cancel shows

Playhouse, Traverse and Storytelling Centre closed.

All remaining performances of White Christmas at the Edinburgh Playhouse have been cancelled, as of Monday 20 December 2021 due to “issues surrounding Covid 19”.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Edinburgh Venues’ £1.7m Covid funds

Covid-19 money good news for staff and freelancers:

Four Edinburgh venues will share £1,719,200 from the Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund to help them stave off insolvency, secure staff jobs and provide opportunities for freelancers.

August 6, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More