★★★★ Digital theatre has presented itself as a suitable alternative to the in-person performance. Streaming cinema has long been an acceptable option. But there’s something about live spoken word: a distinctiveness that digital shows haven’t quite been able to capture. Perhaps it’s down to misery loving company? Thankfully, in-person spoken word is back. Edinburgh-based collective … Continue reading Loud Poets – Scottish Storytelling Centre
Written by Maria MacDonell Composed by Georgina MacDonell Finlayson Directed by Alan Finlayson & Maria MacDonell ★★★★ For some, legacy is everything. For others, privacy dictates their stories remain a personal choice. So what do you do when you uncover a trove of secrets? Of correspondence between distant souls, who speak not only speak of … Continue reading Miss Lindsay’s Secret – Scottish Storytelling Centre
https://youtu.be/t4OrNJ-aUW4 Written by Andy Cannon Based on the works of William Shakespeare ★★★★★ Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, and then King hereafter – let’s face it, you know the story of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. But what about Hector’s Macbeth? Ralph’s? Thought not. Deliciously morbid, revived as whimsically creative and comedic, Is This A Dagger? infuses a sense of … Continue reading Is This A Dagger? – Scottish Storytelling Centre
As of March 16th, the Scottish Government advises a policy to protect the capacity of our public services, advising that organisers should cancel or postpone all mass events of 500 people or more – indoors or outdoors. Below is an ongoing list of Scottish Theatre & events venues which have provided their stance on the … Continue reading Covid-19 – Theatre/Events responses & information
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