This week: Him

This week: Him

Actor Tim Barlow reflects on life at 80, in this new work created from conversations with theatre-maker Sheila Hill over a 20-year friendship. Him is an intimate multimedia performance, featuring live music, coming to the Traverse Thu 20 – Sat 22 Oct.

Coming soon: Grain in the Blood

Coming soon: Grain in the Blood

Set against the eerie backdrop of an isolated rural community and steeped in the folklore of the harvest, Grain in the Blood is a noirish thriller exploring a timely moral dilemma: how much are we prepared to sacrifice for the greater good? Cast includes Blythe Duff, John Michie and Andrew Rothney. Tue 1 - Sat 12 Nov.

This week: A Play, A Pie and A Pint new season

This week: A Play, A Pie and A Pint new season

A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns with five new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink. This week: Walking On Walls by Morna Pearson. Tue 18 – Sat 22 Oct, 1pm; Fri 21 Oct, 1pm & 7pm.

  • Script Sale

    Script Sale

    Choose from a selection of our Script bundles, each containing 10 scripts and all for the bargain price of £8. read more

  • TravCast


    Listen to the Traverse Writers podcast, featuring interviews with well-known writers and theatre makers about the art of playwriting and the role it plays in their lives... read more

  • Traverse Engage

    Traverse Engage

    We provide exciting opportunities for people of all ages, with projects led by professional theatre-makers and focus on playwriting and creating theatre... read more

  • Young Writers' Group

    Young Writers' Group

    Are you aged between 18-25 and interested in theatre? Whether you've written something before or are completely new to playwriting, all you need is enthusiasm and a pen... read more


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Elliot Roberts' Grain in the Blood Assistant Director Blog #5

17 Oct 2016

Onwards, and Westwards… This week has seen us shifted along the road to Edinburgh's rowdier sibling city, Glasgow, where we have set ourselves ... read more

2016 Hothouse companies announced

12 Oct 2016

We're delighted to announce the Edinburgh-based theatre companies and performers who will present work at this year's Hothouse showcase. They ar ... read more


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