Catherine Wheels

Once Upon a Snowstorm

Once Upon a Snowstorm

★★★★☆ Gently Engaging

Once Upon a Snowstorm at the Traverse is a gentle, snowy tale based on Richard Johnson’s picture book, adapted and directed by Jo Timmins, that totally engages its target audience of children aged 5 – 8 and their parents.

December 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Kissing Linford Christie

Kissing Linford Christie

★★★★☆ Tenacious

Youthful dreams and adult reality rub into each other with pleasing effect in Victoria Beesley’s Kissing Linford Christie, based on her own life, and seen at the Brunton before touring around Scotland.

October 25, 2022 | By | Reply More
Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

★★★★☆   Touchingly funny

Christmas Dinner may be something of a stopgap as this year’s Lyceum show, but it proves a success in its own right. Amusing, energetic, and wearing its considerable profundity lightly, it should appeal to the widest possible audience.

December 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum sets return

Lyceum sets return

Big bold plays mark the Lyceum’s return season

There have been moths, floods and ceiling collapses, but the Lyceum will finally reopen in November with a big, bold season of plays, according to its artistic director David Greig.

September 28, 2021 | 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
Easter Offerings

Easter Offerings

Theatre online this Easter weekend If the Easter Weekend feels like any other while in Covid-lockdown, at least there are a few theatrical offerings to ensure that you can make the next few days a bit special. There is something for most members of the family and those of different theatre-loving persuasions, thanks to Edinburgh-based […]

April 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
White Easter Egg

White Easter Egg

Catherine Wheels’ White gets Easter streaming

Catherine Wheels are to live stream Any Manley’s smash hit children’s theatre play White for free on YouTube over the Easter weekend, Friday 10 – Monday 13 April 2020.

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Catherine Wheels gets its funding back

Leading children’s theatre company reinstated into RFO Network:

Catherine Wheels and Lung Ha’s have been reinstated as a Regularly Funded Organisation following last Friday’s emergency meeting of the Creative Scotland Board.

February 6, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
CS calls emergency board meeting

CS calls emergency board meeting

Creative Scotland responds to pressure over RFO cuts:

Creative Scotland has today, Tuesday 30 January 2018, responded to pressure from across the theatre community at the removal of 20 organisations from its network of Regularly Funded Organisations.

January 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Creative Scotland’s creativity fail

Creative Scotland’s creativity fail

Communication breakdown as CS announces RFO network:

Creative Scotland announced its latest round of fixed three-year funding on Thursday 25 Jan 2018 with what looks like the organisation’s best aimed – and least necessary – shot at its own feet ever.

January 26, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More