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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour – Dawn Sievewright


Date posted: 9th Aug 2017

The smash hit Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour continues it's hugely successful run at the Duke of York's Theatre until September 2nd 2017. Our lady (see what we did there?) Dawn Sievewright stars as 'Fionnula'. The production boasts a clutch of 5 star reviews and has gained…...

Breakfast Plays – B!rth


Neshla Caplan can be seen in two of this year's BREAKFAST PLAYS at the Traverse Theatre over the Festival OUROBOROS by Swati Simha (India) & Q&Q by Liwaa Yazji (Syria). The plays can be seen on intermittent mornings from the 15th-27th August. Heartfelt and hard-hitting, these plays tackle one of…...

Contesting the Spirit of Unity – Edinburgh International Festival


Date posted: 8th Aug 2017

This event – in the form of readings and a panel discussion – examines the origin of the ‘culture wars’, an underappreciated part of the development of Edinburgh as a Festival City. Supported by Edinburgh Trades Union Council and Scottish Trade Unions Part of the International Festival and British…...

Late Sleeper by Simon Macallum – Oran Mor

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Simon Macallum has been commissioned for the Autumn Play, Pie and Pint season at Oran Mor. LATE SLEEPER runs from the 4th - 9th September 2017 and will also star Neil Leiper and Vincent Friell. George Adams is an author renowned for gritty thrillers which explore…...

Trust Me – New BBC Drama

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Date posted: 7th Aug 2017

Look out for Lisa Livingston and David McGowan in new BBC One Drama Series TRUST ME starring Jodie Whittaker. Watch the first of four episodes on Tuesday 8th August at 9pm....

First and Only – TIFF

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Date posted: 3rd Aug 2017

Currently in post-production, the feature film First and Only has been selected by the Scottish Film Talent Network to go to the Toronto International Film Festival. Anna Dawson was Casting Assistant on the film which is Alistair Rutherford's first feature writing credit. Simon, a young man with…...



Mark Barrett can be seen throughout the festival in DeLorean with Freedom Picture Company. The show opens tonight and runs until the 27th August at the Assembly Rooms. The incredible true story of the man behind the iconic car from the Back to the Future movies in…...



Don't miss DESCENT at the festival, starring Wendy Seager. The show started as A Play, A Pie and A Pint production and has since toured Scotland to rave reviews. The show runs from the 4th-20th August at Gilded Balloon. ‘If you love someone you stick by them,…...
Adam NTS

Adam – NTS


Date posted: 2nd Aug 2017

If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice. Adam is the remarkable, true story of a young trans man having to make that choice and begin his journey. From Egypt to Scotland, it charts Adam's fight across borders…...



Date posted: 31st Jul 2017

Selina Boyack can be seen over the Festival period in Assessment at Gilded Balloon, Rose Theatre from 2nd - 28th August and tickets can be found on the Fringe website. What's your life worth? In a horribly plausible near future, a government obsessed with capping the spiralling…...

The Gardener – Summerhall


Frank’s getting on a bit. He’s been having trouble looking after himself lately, missing meals and not getting out much… not since his wife passed away. So, reluctantly, he’s agreed to go into a retirement home. It’s a really nice place, with really nice people, but Frank misses working…...

Dates – At the Speed of Sound


From Helsinki, a brand-new speed-dating concept for theatre lovers.  Relax and enjoy two sparkling comedies about first dates in restaurants, from prolific Finnish screenwriter John Lundsten. Afterwards there follows an optional session of super-sonic, high-energy, low-risk speed-dating hosted by our actors. The perfect way to find that soulmate/casual partner/festival…...

Rhinoceros – Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh International Festival


Don't miss Harry Ward in Rhinoceros at the Royal Lyceum Theatre from the 3rd - 12th August. In a sleepy French provincial town, a rhinoceros rampages across the market square. Another crushes someone’s cat. A woman sounds the alarm: it is the townspeople themselves who are transforming into these…...



Date posted: 17th Jul 2017

For hundreds of years Pinocchio has been the liar. That’s just been his thing. He thought it made him cool. But now, in 2017 he’s realised that lying is nothing special, everybody’s at it- politicians, bankers, news reporters. The games up. So Pinocchio is moving on and has decided…...

Bard in the Botanics


This June and July, Bard in the Botanics presents four new plays in the great outdoors of Glasgow's Botanic Gardens.

Stephanie McGregor joins the cast of The Taming of the Shrew and Queen Lear The Taming of the Shrew runs from 21st June - 8th July Queen Lear runs…...

Submarine Time Machine


The unlikely final mission of a World War II midget submarine provides the inspiration for the National Theatre of Scotland’s first participatory production since moving into its new base at Rockvilla on the banks of the Forth and Clyde Canal in Glasgow.

From April 2017, local participants from…...
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Queen Lear


Date posted: 14th Jul 2017

Stephanie McGregor can be seen in Queen Lear, the latest in the season of plays by Bard in the Botanics....

TOMMY’S HONOUR – General Release

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Date posted: 3rd Jul 2017

BAFTA Scotland Feature Film winner TOMMY'S HONOUR is now out on general release in cinemas across the UK. Look out for Greg Powrie and Edward Kingham          ...


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Date posted: 14th Jun 2017

Videotape explores the length we go to for the ones we love. On the day one half of a couple decide they are leaving, a thriller and a chase spring into action where there are obstacles at every corner. Videotape is touring Aberdeenshire from 14th June- 2nd July. Starring…...

The Loch

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Date posted: 10th Jun 2017

The Loch, is a new six part drama broadcast on Sunday evenings at 9 o'clock on ITV. In a community nourished and sustained by myth and bordered by untamed nature, the search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for local detective Annie Redford who…...