• 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

  • Christmas arrives at the Traverse

    6 Dec 2012

    Instead of Santa Claus sneaking down the chimney, we're getting a festive visit from Peepolykus (John and Javier pictured above) ...and Arthur Conan Doyle. And Sherlock Holmes. And Harry Houdini ... read more

  • Gearing up for opening night. Rehearsal blog

    6 Dec 2012

    As we get set up for opening night of our Christmas show The Arthur Conan Doyle Appreciation Society, hear what assistant director Jo Rush has to say about the development of this whirlwind of p ... read more

  • Rediscover Edinburgh with Conan Doyle

    3 Dec 2012

    Here at the Traverse, Arthur Conan Doyle is set to collide with his world-famous creation, Sherlock Holmes later this week. Before he arrives, why not get to know the man himself a little better ... read more

  • Christmas show rehearsal insights from assistant director

    27 Nov 2012

    Image: The cast record a scene for our monthly TravCast.   As the third week of rehearsals for our Christmas show The Arthur Conan Doyle Appreciation Society comes to an end, hear what ass ... read more

  • It's all about the Traverse Christmas show in this month's writers' podcast

    23 Nov 2012

    Any sign of Sherlock Holmes yet? Here's a sneak peek into the rehearsal room of The Arthur Conan Doyle Appreciation Society, the Traverse Theatre's Christmas show. We've teamed up with masters ... read more


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