Scottish Storytelling Centre

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 | 1 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.

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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
Burdies Call Out

Burdies Call Out

Burdies wanted for Netherbow play:
The Scottish Storytelling Centre is looking for a cast of ten or more to help create a play in a day as it looks to rejuvenate the midwinter tradition of folk drama.

December 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Where The Crow Flies

Where The Crow Flies

★★★★☆ Complex:
Subtly written and excellently performed, Where The Crow Flies, In Motion Theatre Company’s touring production, is a lucid and compelling tale.

October 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Fo Fest Listings

Fo Fest Listings

Dancing with Colours, Whipping with Words:
Built round a three-part exhibition of Dario Fo’s art, the Dancing with Colours, Whipping with Words festival: Dario Fo and Political Theatre, explores his influence on Scottish theatre.

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Desire Lines Late Call

Desire Lines Late Call

Tickets released for sold-out event:
A small number of extra tickets and returns have been released for the Desire Lines event at the Scottish Storytelling Centre tonight, Wednesday 28 September 2016.

September 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Shine On!

Shine On!

Syd Barrett play among theatre offerings at SMHAFF:
Full details of the 2016 Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival have been announced, with a clutch of interesting Edinburgh theatre offerings among the 300 events taking place across Scotland.

September 8, 2016 | By | Reply More