Strange Tales

Based on the stories by Pu Songling Adapter: Ewan Macdonald Written & Directed by Pauline Lockhart and Ben Harrison Our nightmares may be home to Kelpies, Redcaps and Banshees but for a different culture, who grew with the stories of Chinese writer Pu Songling, who five centuries ago wrote over five-hundred tales of demons, beasts … Continue reading Strange Tales

Still No Idea – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/cMJ9JI2sPJ8 Written by Lisa Hammond, Rachel Spence & Lee Simpson Directed by Lee Simpson Writer and performer Lisa Hammond joins fellow creator Rachael Spence in looking to unravel a key issue facing the industry today. While attempts to increase representation and diversity deserve praise, what happens when we seek to change the world... and nothing … Continue reading Still No Idea – Traverse Theatre

The Monstrous Heart – Traverse Theatre

Written by Oliver Emanuel Directed by Gareth Nicholls Choking, claustrophobic, Mag’s cabin exists in an idyllic retreat many would desire, but others would suffocate within its freedom. Where the subject of nature vs. nurture arises, the concept of a monstrous mother is by no means recent. Oliver Emanuel’s The Monstrous Heart entwines nature so integrally … Continue reading The Monstrous Heart – Traverse Theatre

The Last Witch – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Rona Munro Director: Richard Baron Janet Horne, the last woman to be legally executed in the British Isles, arrested in Dornoch Scotland is the subject of Rona Munro’s The Last Witch. Alone with her claw-handed daughter, Janet fends for the pair in the Highlands. Her charms, herbal remedies and manipulation tricks those into offering scraps … Continue reading The Last Witch – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

WhirlyGig – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/M8qJzHQaBUs Created by Daniel Padden Co-Produced with Red Bridge Arts and Catherine Wheels Co-Produced In association with Catherine Wheels and Red Bridge Arts, Daniel Padden’s WhirlyGig lays bare the components of sound, how ridiculous it can be to play with, and the fun in how a single note can curve an entire composition. By tearing up the rulebook … Continue reading WhirlyGig – Traverse Theatre