Lament for Sheku Bayoh – Edinburgh International Festival

https://youtu.be/sznbJ83Y_gU Written & Directed by Hannah Lavery ★★★★★ Scotland is notable for a friendly attitude towards everyone - a land thought of as a home for any. But within a nation in which cities were built on the broken backs of slaves, where the train rides home and its politicians open their mouths and spew … Continue reading Lament for Sheku Bayoh – Edinburgh International Festival

The Mother Load – The Royal Lyceum

Written by Lynda Radley Directed by Isobel McArthur ★★★★ It’s often remarked that there is nothing like childbirth, not the physical stresses and pain, nor the cacophony of fears, joy, terror, and love in the creation of a relationship between mother and their new “bean”. Continuing to produce the highest-quality audio dramas, even as live … Continue reading The Mother Load – The Royal Lyceum

Tennis Elbow – Pitlochry Festival Theatre & The Royal Lyceum

Written by John Byrne Directed by Elizabeth Newman ★★★ A linguistical legend within his own right, it’s been a fair few years since the Scottish writer John Byrne has produced a play. In 1977, the debut production of Writer’s Cramp catapulted Byrne into the hall of Scottish cultural nobility. From pen to palette, Tennis Elbow reverses the gender focus … Continue reading Tennis Elbow – Pitlochry Festival Theatre & The Royal Lyceum

Cast Announcement for Mark Ravenhill’s Angela – Sound Stage

In association with Naked Productions and BBC Radio 3, The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Pitlochry Festival Theatre are thrilled to announce the cast listing for Sound Stage’s first production; Angela, a new autobiographical piece by Mark Ravenhill airing March 26th – 28th. Constructed and written during lockdown with the medium of a radio drama in … Continue reading Cast Announcement for Mark Ravenhill’s Angela – Sound Stage

The Lyceum Christmas Tales – Royal Lyceum Theatre

https://youtu.be/XqBNcCFp2SM Directed by Zinnie Harris & Wils Wilson Written by Louise Ironside, Jackie Kay, Lynda Radley & Shona Reppe ★★★★ A Christmas past, a Christmas present and looking to Christmases yet to come, The Royal Lyceum Theatre strips bare the hallowed stalls of their stage to ensure the spirit of theatre presents itself to hungry … Continue reading The Lyceum Christmas Tales – Royal Lyceum Theatre