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Covid Capacity Cap lifted

Covid Capacity Cap lifted

Indoor capacity regs to go from Monday

Scotland is to remove all limits on indoor gatherings in public spaces, imposed because of the Omicron variant of Covid, from Monday 24 January 2022.

January 18, 2022 | By | Reply More
Through a prism remotely

Through a prism remotely

Online, immersive show from Production Lines

Edinburgh grass roots theatre company Production Lines is to stage prism, a new interactive and immersive play by Claire Wood, running online from Wednesday 2 to Saturday 5 February 2022.

January 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
Unhidden: It’s the Old Royal High

Unhidden: It’s the Old Royal High

Hidden Door Festival to take over old Royal High School

The old Royal High School, on Calton Hill, is to be taken over by Edinburgh’s innovative pop-up festival Hidden Door, for a ten day event running from Thursday 9 to Saturday 18 June 2022.

January 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
MANIPULATE updates

MANIPULATE updates

Full details of cancellations and changes

MANIPULATE, the international festival of visual theatre, animated film and puppetry, has announced a number of cancellations and venue changes to its programme from 28 January – 5 February 2022, due to the latest situation over Covid-19.

January 14, 2022 | By | Reply More
Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Indoor Covid restrictions extended

Shows cancel as Covid measures continue to Jan 24

Indoor events will not resume at normal capacity until Monday 24 January 2022 at the earliest, as the Scottish Government extends indoor Covid mitigation measures for an extra week.

January 11, 2022 | By | Reply More
Bring It On cancels

Bring It On cancels

Selladoor pulls UK tour of Bring It On

Bring It On: The Musical, has  been cancelled at the Festival Theatre after producers Selladoor Worldwide pulled the show’s UK tour, blaming the impact of rising Covid-19 cases and self-isolation requirements.

January 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Dylan Show gets Edinburgh Dates

Dylan Show gets Edinburgh Dates

Girl from the North Country for Edinburgh Playhouse

Girl from the North Country, the musical written and directed by Conor McPherson using Bob Dylan’s music and lyrics has announced October 2022 dates at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

January 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
Online Xmas Viewing

Online Xmas Viewing

Shows to see if your panto is cancelled

Covid has caused nearly all theatre in Scotland to be cancelled, but Dundee Rep, the Gaiety Ayr and the Edinburgh Lyceum theatres have made online versions of their Christmas shows available to the public.

December 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Post-Christmas shows cancelled

Panto and ballet to close on Christmas Eve

The King’s panto Sleeping Beauty and Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Festival Theatre will close on Christmas Eve, cancelling all remaining performances, as Nicola Sturgeon limits theatre audiences to 200 and re-imposes one metre social distancing.

December 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum cancels

Lyceum cancels

Christmas Dinner added to cancelled list

The Lyceum has added Christmas Dinner, its collaboration with Catherine Wheels theatre company, to the growing list of shows which have had to be cancelled due to Covid.

December 20, 2021 | By | Reply More