• Educating Ronnie: insider insight

    19 Sep 2013

    The Fringe First Award-winning story Educating Ronnie arrives at the Traverse this October. The show tells the true story of Joe, who in 2002 went on a gap year trip to Uganda. While there he m ... read more

  • Morna Pearson makes Canongate's 'Top Storyteller' list

    18 Sep 2013

    In a year of cultural milestones the Traverse is not alone in celebrating a noteworthy anniversary in 2013. Whilst we are turning golden in our 50th year, our friends at Canongate publishers are ... read more

  • First Casting Confirmations of New Writing Festival Announced

    13 Sep 2013

    Great plays are remembered as much for the quality of the cast as for the lyricism of their words. The spoken word can touch hearts and influence minds, if given voice by the best orators. The r ... read more

  • Autumn Season Marks Another Special Anniversary

    5 Sep 2013

    2013 has been a year of celebrations for us and this November will mark another special moment in our story - the fifth anniversary of our annual Dance Festival. We have programmed a rich sched ... read more

  • TravCast: Alexander Devriendt

    30 Aug 2013

    In the latest installment of the Traverse monthly writers' podcast,  Associate Director Hamish Pirie speaks to Alexander Devriendt, founder and artistic director of the award-winning Belgia ... read more

  • I'm With the Band goes on tour

    29 Aug 2013

    Tim Price's Festival show I'm With the Band kicks off the London leg of its UK tour tonight at St James's Theatre. The show, which delighted Edinburgh Festival audiences with its musical tacklin ... read more

  • Happy Birthday Traverse: Culture Show Special

    28 Aug 2013

    Since June, BBC film crews have been buzzing around the Traverse, catching behind-the-scenes footage and interviewing key Traverse faces. The result, a Culture Show special to celebrate our gold ... read more

  • New Writing Festival Returns to the Traverse

    27 Aug 2013

    New writing has always been at the heart of the Traverse ethos and we are delighted to re-affirm this commitment in our anniversary year by welcoming the return of our annual New Writing Festiva ... read more

  • Theatre Voice interview: Orla O’Loughlin

    14 Aug 2013

    What's it like being artistic director of Scotland's new writing theatre, and a true Fringe Festival hub? Theatre Voice's Philip Fisher talks to Orla O'Loughlin about the "rare privilege" of lea ... read more

  • TravCast: Omphile Molusi

    13 Aug 2013

    In the second TravCast of the Festival, Traverse associate director Hamish Pirie talks to Fringe First winning writer Omphile Molusi.  Omphile was born in the village of Bodibe in Africa i ... read more


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