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Bard in the Botanics

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Date posted: 17th Jul 2017

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

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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…...
Stephanie McGregor

Queen Lear

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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          ...

Videotape

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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…...

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui – Dundee Rep

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Date posted: 7th Jun 2017

Written when Brecht was a refugee in Finland, The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui charts Hitler’s rise to power as a parable play. Arturo Ui is a wannabe gangster in 1930s Chicago, very firmly in Al Capone’s shadow. But with a bit of muscle from his companions and a…...

Wee Free

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Date posted: 6th Jun 2017

1984. Morna escapes the city to teach music on the remote Isle of Munst. When she accidentally marries a pillar of the community, she finds herself at odds with the quirks of The Kirk and the strange ways of the locals. Can a New Romantic survive on an island…...

White

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Date posted: 5th Jun 2017

Catherine Wheels Theatre Company is reprising it's highly successful children's tour of "White" White is a playful, highly visual new show for very young children and is a perfect first time theatre experience. Catherine Wheels is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed children’s theatre company. ‘One of Scotland’s top theatre groups…...

Glory on Earth

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Date posted: 4th Jun 2017

Through the fog a ship arrives in Leith docks, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots steps ashore. She is 18 and on her young shoulders rest the hopes of the Catholic establishment of Europe.  The Nation that receives her has just outlawed her church and its practices. Its leader is the…...

Descent

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Date posted: 3rd Jun 2017

“If you love someone you stick by them, no matter what happens.  Because that’s the deal. Isn’t it?”  50-somethings Rob and Cathy are looking forward to reclaiming their own lives now that their daughter Nicola is grown-up and settled;  but looming over them is a threat that could rip…...

Beg Borrow Steal

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Date posted: 26th May 2017

When Cher is caught stealing, department store manager Tess lets her off with a warning. Moved by this unfamiliar act of mercy, Cher repeats her theft again and again, and a fragile bond develops between the two women. But as their relationship grows, so too does the impossibility of…...

But That Was Then

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Date posted: 25th May 2017

Alison Peebles will be appearing in next week's Play, Pie, Pint, which will then transfer to Ayr Gaiety the following week. Details can be found on the website A long time together couple; grew up together in marriage; grew together in marriage; matured into middle age together and…...

Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound

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Date posted: 23rd May 2017

One of the most distinctive composers of her generation, Daphne Oram cut a trailblazing path through uncharted musical territory. In 1942 a seventeen-year-old Daphne attended a séance which inspired her to forge a career in music. This led to her co-founding and becoming the first director of the world-famous…...

Music is Torture

Music Is Torture is a dark comedy set in Limbo recording studios, where owner Jake has been recording the same album by the same band for the past fifteen years. Everyone else gets the breaks… But Jake still has a ticket in the music industry lottery and unbeknown to…...

Charlie Sonata, Royal Lyceum Theatre

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Date posted: 16th Apr 2017

CHARLIE SONATA opens on the 29th April, which stars Kevin Lennon and Kirstin McLean. Chick arrives back in Scotland for a reunion with his old mates Gary and Jackson only to find Gary’s daughter has been the victim of a life-changing car accident. The antiseptic smell of the wards,…...

Voices in Her Ear – Play, Pie, Pint

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Date posted: 14th Apr 2017

Don't miss Alison Peebles and Neshla Caplan in this week's production from A Play, A Pie and A Pint. Talking to the dead is a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it. Betty has been talking to dead people for thirty years and she’s weary, heart sore, and…...

Uncanny Valley – Edinburgh International Science Festival

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Date posted: 31st Mar 2017

Ross Allan is appearing in Uncanny Valley at the Festival Theatre Studio, Edinburgh from Tuesday 4th - Saturday 8th April 2017 In this interactive show, Uncanny Valley asks you, the audience, to interact with a real ‘live’ robot and help a futuristic science teacher tell the story of Ada…...

Cosmonaut – Edinburgh International Science Festival

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Date posted: 30th Mar 2017

David Rankine is appearing in Cosmonaut from Monday 3rd - Wednesday 5th April 2017 at the Dissection Room in Summerhall, Edinburgh. Sergei Korolev, the Chief Designer, takes humanity into space but is written out of history. Lucia and her brother eavesdrop on the Soviet launches from their tower block…...

Dr Stirlingshire’s Discovery

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Date posted: 26th Mar 2017

Antony Strachan can be seen in Dr Stirlingshire's Discovery by Morna Pearson and presented by Grid Iron, Lung Ha Theatre Company, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo & Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh Dr Vivien Stirlingshire is a cryptozoologist. Yes, that’s right, a cryptozoologist! She travels the world seeking out hidden and, as…...