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Category Archives: edinburgh theatre fringe

Aireborne Theatre at the Fringe

If you’re up in Edinburgh this month (or planning a visit) there’s still chance to see work by LUU Theatre Group’s ‘Aireborne Theatre’. As in previous years, Airborne have taken two plays to the fringe and both spent most of July in production here at the Workshop Theatre. Utilising comedy and puppetry, The Worry Monster will […]

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Aireborne Theatre head up to the Fringe

Hosting pre-production for the Edinburgh Fringe is something of a tradition at the Workshop Theatre and this year is no exception. We have two companies hard at work, both with close ties to the WT, but with cast and crew from all over the campus. Catherine de Mello is producing RATS, while Alex Hargreaves and […]

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Aireborne Theatre: Tell Me A Secret

Aireborne Theatre will be sending two shows to Edinburgh again this year: Tell me a Secret and Damned. Performing on alternate days in the same venue, the two shows have been produced by members of the Leeds University Theatre Group. Tell me a Secret has just spent three weeks in production here in Studio 1 and we […]

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Aireborne Theatre at the Fringe

Aireborne Theatre are taking a verbatim inspired piece – ‘Tell Me A Secret’ – to Edinburgh Fringe this August, and need your help.  We need you to write down a secret of your choice – this can be anything; a betrayal/truth/confession or whatever else you feel comfortable with sharing anonymously – and post it in […]

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WT at the Fringe #5: Letter to the Man (from the Boy)

Ever wish you could write a letter to your future self? Workshop Theatre alumnus-turned-staff-member Henry Raby is at the Underbelly this month with Letter to the Man (from the Boy). Directed by Tom Bellerby, associate artist of Pilot Theatre, Henry’s tale is spun around the idea of writing a message to yourself in the future and […]

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WT at the Fringe #4: The Snow Queen

Produced by the Worksop Theatre’s Rose Brown and featuring Alex Webb in the cast, Hans Christian Andersen’s beautiful fairytale, The Snow Queen, follows little Gerda as she searches for her best friend Kay who has been stolen away by the Snow Queen. Along the way she meets a host of characters, not all pleasant, who […]

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WT at the Fringe #3: Sedition

Featuring WT Students, Lizzie Morgan and Jess Kearney, The full company of Sedition spent quite a few weeks in production here in Studio 1. A preview performance was held last Thursday along with Facehunters and The Snow Queen. A newly scripted drama, Sedition exposes a truth British history has attempted to hide.  Set in Jersey […]

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WT at the Fringe #2: The Sun is Not for Us

WT Students Jess Hilton and Rose Collard will be appearing in ‘The Sun is Not for Us‘ at the thespaces on North Bride this month. You can catch the show from the 3rd to the 11th August each day at 16.10. ‘Press release for The Sun Is Not for Us: The stepdaughter of legendary Chinese dramatist Cao […]

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WT at the Fringe #1: Facehunters

Recent graduate Rose Brown is busy this month. As well as producing the children’s show ‘Snow Queen’ (about which I’ll be posting more later) Rose will be acting, singing and dancing in the new musical ‘Facehunters‘. Years ago Katherine and Juliette found a way to remain young forever. But their eternal friendship has finally run its course. […]

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Workshop Theatre at the Fringe

Once again, there’s a strong Workshop Theatre contingent at the Edinburgh Fringe this year. As ever, I’ll attempt to keep tabs on all that’s happening and pass along the glowing reviews as they pour in (and shamelessly edit the bad ones, obviously). First up, there’s Sedition. The company have been rehearsing here at the WT […]

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Reviews for Aireborne Theatre…

Aireborne Theatre (Leeds University’s Theatre Group) have again sent two shows to the Fringe this year and, as usual, Workshop Theatre students are heavily involved.  Both shows did much of their production work at the WT throughout June. King Arthur represents something of a departure for Aireborne in that it is a show aimed at […]

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Five Star Audience Reviews for ‘Click’.

Jan Perry’s multi award winning play ‘Click’ is proving  as popular with Edinburgh audiences as it is with judges. Here’s a sample of comments posted at LoveFringe.com: This piece of theatre is just amazing. All actors working hard to bring the audience into Nell’s memories. Amazing and heart breaking to watch at the same time. […]

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Five Star Review for the Dog-Eared Collective

Congratulations to former Workshop Theatre students the Dog-Collective Collective who picked up a host of fabulous reviews over the weekend- including this five star rave from whatsonstage.com The Dog-Eared Collective: You’re Better Than This Venue: Underbelly, Cowgate Where: Edinburgh Date Reviewed: 11 August 2011 WOS Rating: FIVE STARS It’s easy to become weary of sketch […]

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First Fringe Review for Wrens

The following review is from the Edinburgh Reporter; the original can be found here. Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review – W.R.E.N.S August 4, 2011 by John Kennedy Without a doubt one of the hot-ticket certainties for this year’s Fringe has to be the quaintly named Tiny Teapot Theatre’s production of Edinburgh born, ex-Wren, Anne V. McGravie’s W.R.E.N.S. […]

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New Dog-Eared Collective Video

Anarchic sketch troupe The Dog-Eared Collective want to change your life. One sketch at time. After gaining four stars from Chortle at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe for their show Joyride – The Dog-Eared Collective are back with riotous sketch fest ‘You’re Better Than This’ which previewed to critical acclaim at the Brighton Fringe: CRITICS CHOICE […]

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