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Cat-Like Pinafore

Cat-Like Pinafore

It’s Pinafore Captain, but not as we know it
Guest post from Vinca Russell:
This fringe, in amongst a host of new musicals and interpretations of hot Broadway shows, there are just two written by Gilbert and Sullivan.

August 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Gray Wins Stage Award

Gray Wins Stage Award

Andy Gray’s Willie is an “unmissable tour de force”.
Andy Gray has won a coveted Stage Award for Acting Excellence for his performance as William Donaldson in Willie and Sebastian at the Gilded Balloon.

August 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Arches Call at CATS

Arches Call at CATS

Venue closure casts shadow over awards ceremony
“Different type of working model” needed in the future, says founding director as the Arches dominate the speeches at Sunday’s Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland

June 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Arches

The Arches

Closure devastating for Scottish theatre:
The news that the Arches in Glasgow has gone into receivership and cancelled all future events with immediate effect from Wednesday 10 June 2015 is not only a devastating for Glasgow’s theatre scene.

June 12, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Science festival Theatre

Science festival Theatre

The Ideas Factory in performance:
This year’s Edinburgh Science Festival has been launched as the Ideas Factory, a hub for information, ideas and innovation, taking place in Edinburgh from Friday 4 to Sunday 19 April 2015.

February 20, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
A Flare of Firework Facts

A Flare of Firework Facts

The EIF’s firework concert – or as we have learned to call it in recent years, the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert – must be one, if not the, favourite event at the Edinburgh International Festival. Here are a few facts and tips for getting the best out of the event.

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wordly Wise: As one door closes?

Wordly Wise: As one door closes?

It is a sad day at Æ, where our resident poet, the one and only J. A. Sutherland, has decided that he will have to cease being resident. So here, for the May Day weekend, he says adieu or, we hope, à la prochaine.

May 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
Giving Voice – Wordly Wisdom for All

Giving Voice – Wordly Wisdom for All

For his round-up of spoken word events during the last weeks of April, resident poet J. A. Sutherland looks at events drowned out by the louder voices – in particular, those that don’t claim to be ‘spoken word’ but in which words are spoken and/or read aloud.

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wordly Wise – April Collisions

Wordly Wise – April Collisions

Now that the stooshie over spoken word performance has hopefully died down, here are this week’s collisions of culture and – even – science from resident perveyor of poetry J. A. Sutherland.

April 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Wordly Wise: Coming up this week…

Wordly Wise: Coming up this week…

It’s no April Fool, that there’s some top spoken word action in Edinburgh this week. Not least behind the hidden doors of the Hidden Door festival. Here’s J. A. Sutherland’s round-up.

April 1, 2014 | By | Reply More