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 BBC Radiophonic Workshop, (birth-place of many of television’s early Sci-Fi themes, such as Doctor Who).
In a career spanning more than 30 years, she worked with opera singers, classical composers and rock and roll stars. She released several records, influenced the teaching of music in schools, wrote a book on her personal sound philosophy (An Individual Note) and continued always to pursue innovation, learning and teaching her craft – often as the only woman in that professional environment.
Don’t miss David James Kirkwood as he tours with this new and exciting production. Tickets can be found for the initial shows at the Tron here. The show then travels to The Lemon Tree, Eden Court, the Traverse, Eastgate Theatre, MacArts and Dundee Rep.
La Performance is a new piece of entirely visual theatre inspired by the poetic realism of classic French cinema, and features the brilliant Ramesh Meyyappan. Devised and directed by Andy…Read More
The Lost King opens in cinemas on 7th October and features some hilarious performances by Simon Donaldson, Alison Peebles and Bruce Fummey. In 2012, having been lost for over…Read More
Rocket Post kicks off its Scottish tour on 29 September, and features the brilliant David Rankine. Rocket Post is a joyful mix of songs, storytelling and exciting visuals for everyone…Read More
Award-winning feminist theatre company Jordan & Skinner presents a radical retelling of HG Wells’ The Time Machine, featuring BAA’s Itxaso Moreno. In a secret bunker, a group of feminists are taking matters…Read More
Karen Pirie is a brand new drama coming to ITV this September, and features BAA’s Barrie Hunter and Antony Strachan. Based on acclaimed author Val McDermid’s The Distant Echo, Karen…Read More
Pauline Goldsmith features in Bold Girls, running at Cumbernauld Theatre from 24 Sept. Rona Munro’s play was first performed by 7:84 Scottish People’s Theatre at Cumbernauld Theatre in 1990 and…Read More