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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Playhouse date

Nick Cave & Warren Ellis’ Playhouse date

Nick Cave wreaks CARNAGE on Playhouse

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have announced an Autumn 2021 tour of the UK to promote their album Carnage, with the only Scottish date at the Edinburgh Playhouse on Monday 20 September.

July 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Linehan to leave EIF

Linehan to leave EIF

EIF announces hunt to successor

Fergus Linehan is to leave “the best job in the world” at the Edinburgh International Festival in September 2022 after completing eight years as its Festival Director.

July 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Derren Brown adds Edinburgh dates

Showman tour to play six perfs at Playhouse

Illusionist and psychological manipulator Darren Brown has added six performances at the Edinburgh Playhouse to the eight month UK tour of his latest show, Showman, with tickets to his May 2022 shows now on sale. 

July 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
EGTG EdFringe Auditions

EGTG EdFringe Auditions

Casting for three digital productions

Leading Edinburgh amateur company Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group has put out a casting call for three digital productions as part of the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe 2021.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Gene Kelly Ballet for SB

Scottish Ballet is planning a hybrid tour and feature-length film this autumn of Starstruck, a reworking with new elements of Gene Kelly’s 1960 ballet Pas de Dieux, which will be getting its UK premiere in the production.

June 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Model Theatres

Model Theatres

Theatres in miniature include Edinburgh auditoriums

Edinburgh-based exhibition designer, Stuart Smith-Gordon has created a series of model kits depicting some of Edinburgh and London’s most memorable proscenium theatres.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
It’s James IV!

It’s James IV!

Rona Munro revisits and extends James Plays

Rona Munro is to return to the Kings James for her next play, James IV – Queen of the Fight, which will premiere at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in the autumn of 2022 before touring Scotland.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Theatrical Science

Theatrical Science

Science Festival kicks off this weekend

Just in time for the school summer holidays, and with Covid restrictions still in place, Edinburgh’s brilliant International Science Festival comes online, running from Saturday 26 June to Sunday 11 July.

June 25, 2021 | By | Reply More
Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Physical distancing lifted – official responses

Theatres and events respond to physical distancing news

The announcement in Holyrood on Tuesday that, if all goes according to plan, physical distancing will be completely lifted on Monday 9 August 2021 has been welcomed by Edinburgh’s theatres and events organisers.

June 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Theatres’ opening hope…

Theatres’ opening hope…

Will two-metre distancing go on August 9?

Edinburgh’s theatres are facing the real prospect of being able re-open, after the Scottish Government amended its roadmap out of Covid, so it will now remove all physical distancing measures from Monday August 9 2021.

June 24, 2021 | By | Reply More