Robert Softley Gale

Traverse Springs delights

Traverse Springs delights

New play and six PPPs added to Traverse’s Spring season

The Traverse has announced the first new productions of its sixtieth year in operation and a new season of lunchtime theatre, along with the appointment of a new Chair and two new trustees to sit on the board.

January 22, 2023 | By | Reply More
Don’t. Make. Tea.

Don’t. Make. Tea.

★★★★☆ Surprising

Don’t. Make. Tea., at the Traverse for four nights only, finds Rob Drummond scripting a dark tale of the labyrinthine benefits system for Birds of Paradise Theatre Company.

October 14, 2022 | By | Reply More
One of Two

One of Two

★★★☆☆ Involving

One of Two, a one-hander from Jack Hunter in association with Birds of Paradise at Summerhall, presents a personal story with comic assurance and the odd flash of anger.

August 7, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Children’s Fest Listing

Children’s Fest Listing

What’s on at the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival

As the end of May looms, thoughts turn to the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, which this year runs from May 25 through to the first weekend of June.

May 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

Lyceum Christmas Tales V – VIII

★★★★☆ Fresh

The last four of the pre-recorded Lyceum Christmas Tales provide another helping of laughter, reflection and hope.

December 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Musicals Hub for Studio

Musicals Hub for Studio

Cap Theatres to develop new Scottish musicals

Capital Theatres and Pitlochry Festival Theatre have set up a new joint venture, the Musical Commissioning Hub, to work with Scottish musicians and writers to develop new musicals.

November 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Lyceum’s Live Xmas

Live Shows planned for Christmas:

The Lyceum Theatre has revealed plans for a live family production in December, staged in a dramatically re-shaped auditorium to enhance social distancing.

October 8, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
National Partnership for Culture

National Partnership for Culture

New ScotGov Culture Group:

The Scottish Government has set up a new group to advise it delivering its cultural strategy which will also address the challenges facing the culture sector from Covid-19.

June 26, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Time for the Tin Soldier

Time for the Tin Soldier

Birds of Paradise retell Hans Christian Andersen for the stage:

The Festival Theatre Studio is being taken over by Birds of Paradise theatre this December with a brand new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s first ever story for children – The Steadfast Tin Soldier.

December 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Purposeless Movements

Purposeless Movements

★★★★☆ Startling:
There is a layer of magic of the theatrical kind to Robert Softley Gale’s Purposeless Movements for Birds of Paradise Theatre Company, at the Traverse for a limited run.

March 4, 2016 | By | Reply More