Traverse Theatre Company
Join us for a night celebrating the freshest new writing talent, at the Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Night. Each member of the group will have a short slot to try out an idea, which will be developed and presented as a script-in-hand reading with professional actors and directors. As ever, please join us afterwards in the Traverse Bar Café to feedback to the writers and be part of the discussion.
Chat Between Two Sisters by Amber Heath
Two sisters meet to go through their late father’s documents and find a set of birth certificates that aren’t their own.
Autumn by Amy Curran
Hope is running away and meets Mara at a crossroads. Where will this meeting take them both next?
Grey Water by Eilidh Nurse
Ed arrives for a job interview which doesn’t go quite the way he expects. The opening scene from a comedy set in a run-down caravan park in Scotland.
Love in A Time of Memes by Freddie Green
A very 2018 first date…
Deli Girls by Kasia Grycuk
With a visit from regional manager Paul Simon (not that one) on the cards, things are set to change for supermarket deli workers Mags, Lynette and Emma.
Morality by Luke Strathie
Flatmates David and Fraser debate the merits of video games and whether the virtual world can tell us anything about right and wrong in the real world.
Polar Opposites by Marc Steedman
Three characters, three facets of the same person, try to work out what they want.
A Cure For Heartbreak by Poppy Smith
Miss Smith has tried everything to get over her heartbreak – will the doctor be able to give her a cure?
Sales Pitch by Ash Caton
Two wily salespeople pitch to the audience with a hard-sell composed entirely in verse.
Work It Out by Sarah Marie Mooney
Couple Adam and Susan have a fight about Adam’s seeming reluctance to do any housework – but is that really all their argument is about?
unREAL by Jamie Cowan
Marcus struggles to separate memories from nightmarish imaginations in this short play where we don’t quite know what is real and what is fiction.
Sat 12 May, 8pm
Free, but ticketed
See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information.
Supported by Creative Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council.