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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…...

Doctors of Philosophy by Muriel Spark

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Part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Sunday 19 August, 5.30pm Several of Spark’s novels have been adapted for theatre and film, but Doctors of Philosophy is the only one she wrote specially for the stage. In partnership with Edinburgh International Book Festival we present a rehearsed reading of…...

The Hidden – Visible Fictions

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Date posted: 7th Aug 2018

We’ve partnered with acclaimed Glasgow-based theatre company Visible Fictions to present a meticulously crafted dramatic interactive theatre experience, created by Dougie Irvine and Cameron Hall. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to crack the code! Someone is missing but have they left messages behind? Set in…...

Breakfast Plays: YOUTHQUAKE – Traverse Theatre

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Date posted: 3rd Aug 2018

World premiere youthquake noun A significant cultural, political or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people. Three young Scottish playwrights from the Traverse Young Writers’ group join forces with three leading British writers to explore a pressing question of our time: how can the younger generation…...

The Pieman Cometh – A Cautionary Football Tale

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Date posted: 1st Aug 2018

Alan Ledger didn't want the limelight and he didn't want the praise. Unfortunately, he often got one, but hardly ever got the other. Join Alan on his journey through the murky, monetary mayhem lurking behind the scenes of Scottish football, as he asks: 'Who is football for? Why do…...

Coriolanus Vanishes – Fire Exit @ Traverse

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A tense, suspenseful, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller. Chris experienced three deaths, one after another. She's in prison awaiting trial. But she doesn’t exactly know why. From multi award-winning 'genius' (Scotsman), 'maverick' (Guardian) and 'Fringe institution' (Independent) David Leddy, creator of hits Last Bordello, Sub Rosa, Susurrus and Long Live Little…...

What Girls Are Made Of – Traverse Theatre

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In 1992 a schoolgirl from Fife was catapulted to a rock star life in an indie band. Touring with Radiohead, partying with Blur, she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t. Based on her teenage diaries, this is the true story of Cora Bissett’s rollercoaster journey from the girl…...

All the Lights Are On – Summerhall

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Typical Emmy, to turn brain cancer into a game! Her husband attempts to care for her, even as the illness eats away the woman he knows and loves, and her mother holds faith with internet voodoo and blueberry juice. But Emmy knows optimism is a false god and cancer…...

Aye, Elvis @ Guilded Balloon

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Joan is an Elvis impersonator with big dreams. With the regional heat of Ultimate Elvis approaching, Joan knows there's work to do. But Joan has The King inside – and The King always wins. Will she find her way to Graceland, to love and riches? Aye, Elvis is a…...

Janis Joplin Full Tilt – Assembly

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From multi-award winning writing/directing team BAA client Peter Arnott and director Cora Bissett, Full Tilt was a sensation at the 2014 Fringe, winning ‘Best Play’ from the Scottish Arts Club and ‘Best Female Musical Performance’ for its star, Angela Darcy. On stage a woman stands, the greatest rock singer…...

HANDFAST – Nutshell @ Summerhall

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Double Fringe First winners Nutshell return with this world premiere in a co-production with The Byre Theatre. The boiler’s broken, the owl with the rings is missing, the celebrant’s late and the band haven’t turned up. Can Mona and Geoff still tie the knot and live happily ever after?…...