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Interview: Peter Arnott

Emma Hay speaks to the Traverse Theatre’s artist in residence, playwright Peter Arnott.


Interview: Blythe Duff

Blythe Duff talks to Emma Hay about bullying, nuclear fallout and Arthur’s Seat ahead of her Fringe role at the Traverse.


Interview: Sean Biggerstaff

Interview with actor Sean Biggerstaff about the new National Theatre of Scotland touring show: Appointment with The Wicker Man.



Whatever your standing on religion, science, ageing and disease is, Abi Morgan’s new play will surely challenge it.

The Arts

The Fringe Firsts

We are a country with a reputation for producing splendid things: should we risk losing it all by favouring the mainstream?



Against the backdrop of the SNP’s overwhelming victory, Scottish independence comes into focus once more



Showing @ Traverse Theatre 10-19 March: An exploration of the identity, belonging and sense of self that come with language in this new play by Gaelic playwright Iain Finlay Macleod


The House of Bernarda Alba

The House of Bernarda Alba, twelve women and John Tiffany. An interview with Louise Ludgate about the show. Coming to the King’s Theatre 3 – 7 Nov.