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.
BAA’s Natali McCleary features in Guilt, the first drama commission for BBC Scotland’s new digital channel. This new four-part drama series is written by Neil Forsyth and features Mark Bonnar and…Read More
Fibres is a brand new collaboration by the Citizens Theatre and Stellar Quines, and features Maureen Carr as Beanie. “We were two weans playing at wee hooses, him in his first job…Read More
Annie Grace joins the cast of The Tale of Little Bevan – a new production by Pentabus, which tours this autumn. In a peaceful Norfolk village, three people are seeking…Read More
Huge congratulations to Fiona Wood and David Rankine, who each picked up an award at Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s 25th annual Leon Sinden Awards. Audiences and visitors throughout the theatre’s Summer Season…Read More
This autumn, The Tron hosts the world premiere of Gary McNair’s adaptation of The Alchemist, featuring BAA’s Neshla Caplan and Stephen Clyde. ‘Douse your hair in treacle, it will act…Read More
The Sweetest Growl opens at Oran Mor on Monday 7 October, directed by Lesley Hart and featuring Hilary Lyon. In the 1950’s, Gorbals-born Mary McGowan was the sensational singer with cult…Read More