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Playing With Books – the Yellow Door

Playing With Books – the Yellow Door

…and other final Book Festival events by Hugh Simpson The last of this year’s Playing With Books events at the Book Festival was a singular piece. The Yellow Door was even more of a ‘work in progress’ than is usual for the strand as it is not yet even a book. Instead this was an […]

August 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Skinner for the Quines

Skinner for the Quines

Caitlin Skinner gets Stellar Quines’ AD & CEO role

Stellar Quines has announced that “rising star in Scottish theatre” Caitlin Skinner will be the new Artistic Director and CEO of the Edinburgh-based company.

March 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fibres

Fibres

★★★★☆ Emotive

Fibres, the online filmed version of the 2019 Citizens and Stellar Quines co-production, offers humour, emotion and political impact.

November 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Edinburgh’s CATS credits

Half noms; majority of wins have Edinburgh credits

This year’s delayed Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland have been announced, with Edinburgh associations for 20 of the 41 nominations and winners in seven of the ten categories.

November 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Scenes for Survival

Scenes for Survival

NTS creates online theatre project, supports artists:

The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is to deliver a digital season of new theatre, fulfilling its “without walls” remit and providing support to theatre practitioners.

March 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Bingo!

Bingo!

★★★☆☆    Energetic:

A musical about women at the bingo would seem a natural for a warm-hearted, reassuringly couthy comedy. Instead, Bingo! ends up as a much swearier, somewhat darker affair that provides entertainment but is let down by its structure.

March 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Shock cuts to theatre companies

Shock cuts to theatre companies

Mixed results in Creative Scotland’s latest funding round:

Edinburgh’s Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s theatre companies have had 100% core funding cuts in a day of mixed fortune for the city’s theatre as Creative Scotland announced its latest funding round.

January 25, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
The Lover

The Lover

★★★☆☆    Cool:

There is a bittersweet delicacy to The Lover, the Lyceum’s collaboration with Stellar Quines and Scottish Dance Theatre, that cannot quite compensate for a lack of emotional fire.

January 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
VPT open script call

VPT open script call

Short Scripts wanted for International #DayOfTheGirl:
Leith’s Village Pub Theatre is teaming up with Stellar Quines to stage an evening of script-in-hand performances of plays which celebrate the International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2017.

September 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Last Queen of Scotland

The Last Queen of Scotland

★★★☆☆  Urgent:
There is undeniable promise in The Last Queen of Scotland. It is told in a voice largely absent from the stage, and presents a story which seems to have been largely forgotten, but remains desperately contemporary in so many ways.

August 9, 2017 | By | Reply More