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Above The Clouds – Screenings

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Date posted: 24th Oct 2018

Director Leon Chambers' Above The Clouds screens this month and features Brennan Artist Ian Bustard. On her 18th birthday, headstrong and artistic Charlie makes a startling discovery. The man married to her mother, isn't her dad. Recruiting Oz, a rough sleeper whose only possession is his driving licence, she embarks…...

The Breathing House – RCS

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This month, the Royal Conservatoire plays host to a revival of Brennan Artist Peter Arnott's play, The Breathing House. 1860s Victorian Edinburgh and its civilised beauty is awash with fine architecture and fine ladies and gentlemen. But behind the polished exterior of respectability, there is another world where…...

River City – Alison Peebles and Jimmy Chisholm

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Date posted: 23rd Oct 2018

Two new faces join River City this Autumn, both of them Brennan Artists! Look out for Alison Peebles and Jimmy Chisholm on the streets of Shieldinch the months to come. Alison Peebles will play Isobel MacKenzie, mother of Kim Monroe (Frances Thorburn) in a storyline which explores the…...

First Look Readings – Some Of Us Are Brave by Adura Onashile

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First Look Readings is the Traverse's celebration of new writing, in which three Traverse-commissioned plays will be performed in front of an audience for the very first time, script-in-hand by professional actors. Brennan Artist Adura Onashile's Some of Us Are Brave is the first of the season's plays. We…...

TalkFest Perth

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TalkFest Perth is Playwrights' Studio Scotland's public celebration of new writing in Perth, and features a host of Brennan Artists in rehearsed readings and public rehearsals. Firstly, Simon Macallum's new play in development, A Single Good Hour, will be performed script-in-hand and directed by Cross Trust Young Director Award recipient Shilpa…...

The Biscuit – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Brennan Artists Stephen Clyde and Paul Thomas-Clark star this month in Donald McCleary's The Biscuit, running at Oran Mor as part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint's Autumn season. Spiky, intellectual Prime Minister Ellis Gregory and his wife Sam are trapped in a safe room during…...

The Last Picture Show – A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Aberdeen

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Morag Fullerton's The Last Picture Show travels to Aberdeen's Lemon Tree theatre this week, fresh from its run at Oran Mor. Featuring Brennan Artist Matthew Joseph Campbell, The Last Picture Show runs from Tue 23 Oct to Sat 27 Oct at the Lemon Tree, with a pie and a pint included in…...

Gagarin Way – Dundee Rep

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Having already gained four star reviews in The Herald, The Scotsman, The Times and The Stage, Gagarin Way runs at Dundee Rep until Saturday 3 Nov, and features Brennan Artist Barrie Hunter. “I’ve always been interested in violence ... I thought I should, ken, maybe try something way…...

Leon Sinden Award Win for Fiona Wood

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The winners of Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s 24th annual Leon Sinden Awards have been announced, with Brennan Artist Fiona Wood picking up Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Susan Skinner in Before The Party. Audiences and visitors throughout the theatre’s Summer Season have been placing their votes for…...

Hi, My Name is Ben – Dundee Rep

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Date posted: 27th Sep 2018

Hi, My Name is Ben is a new musical by award-winning writing partnership Noisemaker (Scott Gilmour & Claire McKenzie) currently in development with Goodspeed Musicals, Connecticut and Dundee Rep, and features Brennan Artist Irene Allan. Catch the show early in its development on Sunday 30 September in this…...

Mother Courage and Her Children – Leeds Playhouse

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Date posted: 17th Sep 2018

Our own Bea Webster is part of the cast of Mother Courage and Her Children, showing at Leeds Playhouse from Friday 28 September. In Lee Hall's wholly immersive production, audiences follow in the steps of Brecht’s fearless matriarch, as Mother…...

Ballyturk – Tron Theatre

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Directed by Andy Arnold, Enda Walsh's Ballyturk opens at the Tron Theatre on 4th October, featuring Brennan Artists Wendy Seager, Simon Donaldson, Joyce Falconer and Crawford Logan. Ballyturk is Enda Walsh’s moving meditation on the brevity of…...

Mancub – Cumbernauld Theatre

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Award winning playwright Douglas Maxwell's Mancub opens on 1st October at Cumbernauld Theatre, and features Brennan Artist David James Kirkwood. This magically comic and thoroughly compelling play explores the intensity of emotions in family life and the tribulations of…...

Arctic Oil by Clare Duffy – Traverse Theatre

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Written by the award-winning 2015 IASH / Traverse Theatre Creative Fellow Claire Duffy and directed by Traverse Associate Director Gareth Nicholls, (Ulster American), Arctic Oil opens on 6th October at the Traverse, featuring Brennan Artists' Neshla Caplan. On a remote Scottish island,…...

Where Do We Go From Here? – Screenings

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Date posted: 3rd Sep 2018

Fresh from a highly successful festival run, writer/director John McPhail's feature Where Do We Go From Here? is headed back to the big screen, showing at Cineworld Renfrew Street, Glasgow from 21st September. Brennan Artist Alison Peebles gained a BAFTA Scotland Best…...

Martha – On Tour

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Brennan Artist Chris Alexander is currently out on the road with Martha, Catherine Wheels' highly successful stage show. A touching tale of trust and friendship, the story of Martha and the mischievous goose has been enjoyed by children and adults…...

Tap Dancing With Jean-Paul Sartre – A Play, A Pie and A Pint @ Oran Mor

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Kevin Lennon will be starring in James Runcie's Tap Dancing With Jean-Paul Sartre, one of the first plays in Oran Mor's A Play, A Pie and A Pint autumn season.

Mon, 10 September, 2018 — Sat, 15 September, 2018

By James Runcie | Directed By Marilyn…

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The Yellow On The Broom – Dundee Rep

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Brennan Artists Chiara Sparkes and Barry Hunter have just started their run in The Yellow on the Broom at Dundee Rep, which shows until 22nd September, then tours for one weekend at the MacRobert Arts Centre from Wednesday 26th September. Adapted from Betsy Whyte’s beloved autobiography, The Yellow…...

Irene Allan wins The Stage Edinburgh Award 2018 for Coriolanus Vanishes

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Date posted: 28th Aug 2018

The Stage Edinburgh Awards recognise outstanding performances at the Edinburgh Fringe and have been awarded throughout August, with winners including individual performers and entire ensembles. This year, Brennan Artist Irene Allan took home an award for her stunning performance in David Leddy's Coriolanus Vanishes - congratulations, Irene!  

How to be Both by Ali Smith – A Theatrical Exploration

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Date posted: 10th Aug 2018

Sat 18 Aug 16:30 - 18:00 Part of the Playing With Books series of events at the 2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Brave, innovative and multi award-winning, Ali Smith’s How to Be Both is the dual-narrative novel that confirms her as one of Britain’s most talented living writers. In this…...