Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival II

This year’s Scottish International Storytelling Festival saw dozens upon hundreds of shows, events, and workshops occur across Edinburgh - with over one hundred of these free across the city. A wealth of theatrical and performance-orientated events took place at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, a hub for diverse creativity to flourish and nurture its emerging ideas. … Continue reading Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival II

Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival

This year’s Scottish International Storytelling Festival saw dozens upon hundreds of shows, events, and workshops occur across Edinburgh - with over one hundred of these free across the city. A wealth of the theatrical and performance orientated events took place at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, a hub for diverse creativity to flourish and nurture its … Continue reading Have A Gander – The Scottish International Storytelling Festival

The Book of Life – Church Hill Theatre

https://youtu.be/SmOkUnwNrhw Co-created, Written and Performed by Odile Gakire Katese Co-created and Directed by Ross Manson ★★★ Loss is handled in every culture with an abject difference. From the celebration of life to a more sombre act of grief and period of mourning. The Book of Life finds a humane way to push forward with a … Continue reading The Book of Life – Church Hill Theatre

Blood and Gold – Royal Lyceum Theatre

Written by Mara Menzies Directed by Isla Menzies ★★★★ In 2019, Scottish-Kenyan creative Mara Menzies' pure artistry debuted at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. Weaving a brightly shining tapestry of storytelling narrative, Menzies draws on her Scottish and Kenyan heritage, threading together ancient mythology with a contemporary narrative and understanding of Scotland’s continued ignorance of its … Continue reading Blood and Gold – Royal Lyceum Theatre

The Silent Treatment – Summerhall

Written by Sarah-Louise Young Directed by Sioned Jones ★★★★ It would seem singers and Mermaids have something in common: sometimes, it takes losing their voice to realise aspects they long forgot and push them to embark on an unexpected, though necessary journey. With loose tones of The Little Mermaid (with only an ounce of some … Continue reading The Silent Treatment – Summerhall