TravFest18 Week 3: This is your final call
21 August 2018 ← return to listing
After another year filled with the most
exciting, provocative and diverse stories from around
the world, TravFest18 is coming to a close on Sunday. We can't
believe it's almost over! But don't you worry - there is still time
to enjoy some of this Festival's most talked-about shows at the
Week Two was another busy awards week for #TravFest18
productions with three shows winning a coveted Fringe First Award
from The Scotsman. The winning shows,
Check Up: Our NHS @ 70, On the
Exhale and Underground
Railroad Game join our week one
Girls Are Made Of, Ulster
American and CLASS.
Huge congratulations also goes to Headlong Theatre who have been
shortlisted for the Amnesty International Freedom of
Expression Award for their production, Meek.
Image: Scott R Sheppard and Jennifer Kidwell (Underground
Railroad Game) Mark Thomas (Check Up Our NHS at 70) and Paul
Warwick and Christopher Haydon (On the Exhale).
Breakfast Plays: Youthquake
'Always a Fringe highlight'
British Theatre Guide
Railroad Game by Scott R Sheppard and Jennifer
'Bold and sometimes breathtaking
Slater's TOAST by Henry
'Rises like a good soufflé to the top of anything
Edinburgh has to offer'
Mail on Sunday
'A chilling story that has many roots in today's society and
deserves the opportunity to be seen and acclaimed. The all-female
cast is empowering and bring a level of gravitas to a very powerful
Coriolanus Vanishes by David Leddy
'Private, public and secret lives are gradually unveiled in
Coriolanus Vanishes, David Leddy's remarkable solo piece.'
Image: Rebecca Sweeny, Natalie Mackinnon and Laurie
Motherwell. Emerging writers in Breakfast Plays: