Shona Reppe

Lyceum dominates CATS nominations

Lyceum dominates CATS nominations

15 nominations for Lyceum at Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland.
Edinburgh-based companies dominate this year’s shortlist for the CATS, with the Lyceum either behind or involved with 15 of the nominations.

May 17, 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
Black Beauty

Black Beauty

★★★★☆ Humorously inventive:
Black Beauty, the Traverse’s show for all ages this Christmas co-produced with Red Bridge, is a million miles from a straight adaptation of the children’s classic but provides more than enough fun for everyone.

December 4, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
White

White

★★★★★ Perfect rainbow:
There is a magical sense of discovery to White, the show for two to four year-olds which returns to the Traverse for the run up to Christmas.

December 16, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Torn

Torn

✭✭✭✭✩ Paper cut:
Unfolded and pressed out flat for its audience to see, Faux Theatre’s Torn is an intriguing glimpse at how repressed memories both haunt and return to us.

May 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
‘Appy times for White iPad app

‘Appy times for White iPad app

A new app based on White, the play for 2-4 year olds created by Andy Manley for Catherine Wheels, has been launched in collaboration with East Lothian company Hippotrix.

March 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Easter Holiday Theatre for Children

Easter Holiday Theatre for Children

White, Gruffalo and Puppet Animation Festival hit town By Thom Dibdin Big, small and dotted all around, the variety of theatre for under-tens on offer in Edinburgh this Easter holidays is broad, thanks largely to the very excellent Puppet Animation Festival which is playing in a total of eight smaller venues around the city. The […]

April 3, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Theatre Review – Cinderella

Theatre Review – Cinderella

★★★★★ Magic Scottish Storytelling Centre: May 2010 Review by Thom Dibdin With a wave of her magic feather duster and leaving a sprinkling of fairy dust in her wake, Shona Reppe enchants and enthrals children and grownups alike with her puppet version of Cinderella – which is at the Scottish Storytelling Centre all this week […]

May 12, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More