TravFest18: Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS @ 70

TravFest18: Mark Thomas - Check Up: Our NHS @ 70

Based on a series of interviews with leading experts in and on the NHS and residences in hospitals and surgeries, Mark Thomas explores the state we’re in. What's going wrong in our NHS, how it can go right and what the future might hold for all of us. Sun 5 – Sun 26 Aug.

TravFest18: On the Exhale

TravFest18: On the Exhale

A devastating school shooting changes one woman’s life forever. Double Fringe First Award winner Christopher Haydon (Grounded, The Christians) directs the UK premiere of Martín Zimmerman’s 'startlingly original' (New York Times) examination of American gun violence.

TravFest18: Coriolanus Vanishes

TravFest18: Coriolanus Vanishes

A tense, suspenseful, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller from the multi-award-winning David Leddy, creator of The Last Bordello, Sub Rosa, Susurrus, Long Live The Little Knife. Fri 3 – Sun 26 Aug.

TravFest18: Nigel Slater's Toast

TravFest18: Nigel Slater's Toast

Based on Nigel Slater’s award-winning autobiography. Vividly recreating suburban England in the 1960s, Nigel Slater’s childhood is told through the tastes and smells he grew up with. This is a moving and evocative tale of love, loss and... toast. Wed 8 – Sun 26 Aug.

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Coriolanus Vanishes wins Scottish Arts Club Award

20 Aug 2018

We're kicking off our Monday on a high as Coriolanus Vanishes by David Leddy, Fire Exit in co-production with Tron Theatre has been awarded the ... read more

Three more Scotsman Fringe First Awards for TravFest18

17 Aug 2018

The second-round of the Scotsman's Fringe First Awards took place today, with three of our Traverse Festival shows making the coveted award winn ... read more


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