Joyce McMillan

Book Fest Round-up

Book Fest Round-up

Words from Charlotte Square Gardens
Things theatrical at the Edinburgh International Book Festival
In recent years the Book festival has made a definite effort to engage with the more theatrical side of things

August 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams

Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams

★★★★☆ Invaluable and illuminating:
Remarkably consistent in quality and generosity of spirit, Joyce McMillan’s Theatre in Scotland – A Field of Dreams, edited by Philip Howard, is vital to anyone seeking to understand Scotland’s cultural life in the last 30 years.

June 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Critics celebrate Romanes

Critics celebrate Romanes

Special CATS Whiskers award for ex Stellar Quines AD:
The Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland will recognise recently departed Stellar Quines artistic director Muriel Romanes for her role as a “tremendous force” in promoting the work of women in Scottish Theatre.

June 3, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Managerialism threat to theatre

Managerialism threat to theatre

Theatre creativity threatened by ‘managerialism’ says McMillan:
It is ‘the long march of managerialism’, not government cuts, that threatens the vitality of Scottish theatre, according to Joyce McMillan.

August 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
EdBookFest Theatre

EdBookFest Theatre

Tickets on sale 8.30am, Tue 23 June:
Edinburgh Book Festival 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow morning with a strong number of theatre-related events in the mix.

June 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Sex and death – selling theatres

Sex and death – selling theatres

There’s nothing like a good story to set the pulse racing. Especially one that promises sex, absolute peril or triumph over adversity. Last night on Radio 3, Joyce McMillan’s fantastic little homage to the Traverse Theatre – which you can’t really escape noticing is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year – had all three.

March 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Traverse on Radio 3

Traverse on Radio 3

A documentary marking Traverse Theatre’s 50th anniversary is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Sunday 17 March at 7.45pm as the station’s Sunday Feature.

March 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Traverse Reaches 50

Traverse Reaches 50

A tour of the three sites occupied by Edinburgh’s Traverse theatre over its 50 year history has been organised for January the 2nd, 2013 – the actual anniversary of the theatre’s opening in 1963.

December 31, 2012 | By | Reply More