• manipulate animators win BAFTA

    13 Feb 2013

    A big congratulations goes to animators Will Anderson and Ainslie Henderson, who have won a BAFTA for their animation The Making of Longbird at this year's awards. Presented last week in Travers ... read more

  • Read all about the Traverse Fifty

    11 Feb 2013

      The 50 talented playwrights who won a place on our year-long writers scheme have captured the imaginations of audiences and critics alike. The performance of their  50 Plays for Edi ... read more

  • TravCast: Lesley Hart

    29 Jan 2013

    The latest in our series of writers' podcasts features writer and actor Lesley Hart. Lesley won Playwright Studio Scotland's New Playwright Award in 2011, and went on to write 3 Seconds through ... read more

  • Traverse exhibition highlights 50 years of risk

    21 Jan 2013

    (Image: a press cutting featuring the accidental stabbing of Colette O'Neil during the Traverse's opening performance of Huis Clos)  Stabbings, falling-outs and artistic risks pepper our h ... read more

  • The Traverse Fifty have landed

    14 Jan 2013

    Today is the day we've been waiting for since we launched the Traverse Fifty playwriting competition in September last year. The excitement in the theatre was palpable as we welcomed the wi ... read more

  • The Traverse Theatre turns 50!

    7 Jan 2013

    Welcome to our 50th year. Throughout 2013 we will be celebrating five decades of programming and producing the best new work from the UK and around the world with a jam-packed programme of produ ... read more

  • TravCast: Douglas Maxwell

    23 Dec 2012

    This month, our writers' podcast features one of the highlights of our newly announced Spring season - Douglas Maxwell. His play,  A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity enj ... read more

  • Meet the Traverse Fifty

    19 Dec 2012

    Today we are delighted to announce the 50 writers we'll be working with during 2013, our anniversary year. The winning writers entered a playwriting competition from the Traverse for 500 word P ... read more

  • 50 special announcements

    12 Dec 2012

    We're getting ready for a very special announcement next week. 50 announcements, actually. The Traverse Fifty project kicks off in January 2013, leading a year of celebrations of our 50th anniv ... read more

  • What the critics said; what you said!

    10 Dec 2012

    The reviews have started to roll in for The Arthur Conan Doyle Appreciation Society, and the verdict is that this is one of the most entertaining shows around this Christmas! ... read more


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