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The Hard Man

The Hard Man

Rehearsed reading:
Opening up the scope of the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s retrospective on noted Scottish polymath Tom McGrath, the staged script reading of his 1977 play The Hard Man sits perfectly with McGrath’s “explorer” image.

June 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
This Story of Yours

This Story of Yours

Rehearsed reading:
The theatre element of the Edinburgh International Film Festival got off to a cracking start on Thursday, with This Story of Yours the first of three one-off rehearsed script readings in Traverse 1.

June 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Film Fest Listings

Film Fest Listings

Tom McGrath and more at the EIFF 2017:
The Edinburgh International Film Festival opens on Wednesday 21 June, with a particularly strong theatrical element, including three script readings at the Traverse.

June 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh Dominates CATS

Edinburgh companies win big at CATS:
Half the winners at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland are Edinburgh-based productions, with the Lyceum winning three and the Traverse with Red Bridge Arts, two awards.

June 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Shackleton

Shackleton

★★★☆☆ Committed
There is an undeniable poetic charm to Blue Raincoat’s Shackleton, at the Traverse to Friday and touring to the Tron next week.

June 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
VPT’s Traverse Dates

VPT’s Traverse Dates

Four nights for Village Pub Theatre
Village Pub Theatre, the script-in hand new writing collective, is staging As You Make It, four nights of new work at the Traverse over the next fortnight.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound

Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound

★★★★☆ Engaging:
There is a freshness and infectious enthusiasm to Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound. This, allied to a magnetic central performance, overcomes oddities in the script and staging to create a thoroughly pleasing whole.

May 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
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
Scorch

Scorch

★★★★☆ Relevant:
Choose a front row seat for maximum effect in Scorch, Stacey Gregg’s cleverly immersive one person show from Prime Cut Productions, at the Traverse until Saturday and on tour.

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Country – A Work in Progress

My Country – A Work in Progress

★☆☆☆☆ Limp:
My Country – A Work In Progress, the National Theatre of Great Britain’s touring response to the Brexit vote, may very well have its heart in the right place.

May 12, 2017 | By | Reply More