William Wallace is in a London dungeon awaiting his fate. He knows what’s in store for him yet he faces up to his demise with bravery and determination, this is a stirring tale as we see his story end. He looks back at his life with all its glories and failures and we see get a glimpse of the man behind the myth. This is storytelling at its best as we discover his feelings and his decisions through part of Scotland’s bloodiest yet historic past. From Loudoun Hill to Falkirk, hero to betrayed, a stirring story told.
SHOW DETAILS VENUE: Hill Street Theatre (Venue 41) Dunedin Theatre, first floor DATES: 21st to 27th August TIME: 15.45 SHOW DURATION: 1 hour
When a group of teenagers get plane-wrecked on an uninhabited island what could possibly go wrong? Watch as they descend into chaos and anarchy in this drama loosely based on the Lord of the Flies. What starts out as a structured and organised group slowly descends into bitter infighting and rebellion, as we watch the thin walls of society break down. This talented young cast bring this gripping play to life and leave you asking so many questions. A shock-provoking and spellbinding look at our society and its values
VENUE: Hill Street Theatre (Venue 41) Alba Theatre, top floor DATES: 9th to 13th August TIME: 10.10 SHOW DURATION: 1 hour
This courtroom drama centres around the question of euthanasia. Did Cathy murder her mother or merely stop her suffering? This interactive production gets you questioning your beliefs – become a juror, but can you determine the truth? Our 11 jurors picked from the audience will cross-examine and determine the truth behind Cathy’s actions. Will they side with her sister Mary in the belief it was murder? Or will they put their trust in Cathy and support her… or is there more to this case than meets the eye? A must-see for all those part-time sleuths.
SHOW DETAILS: VENUE: Hill Street Theatre (Venue 41) Dunedin Theatre, first floor DATES: 4th to 27th August TIME: 12.00 SHOW DURATION: 1 hour
When the directors call for auditions for the actors, comedy and mayhem ensues as this young cast bring energy, talent and enthusiasm to the stage. A fun show, showcasing Edinburgh’s young talent – a great family show. Auditionees are called to audition in different scenes by the most talentless and overbearing directors ever; even the tech crew are brought into the act! With dance and storytelling brought into the equation, will any contracts actually be handed out?
VENUE: Hill Street Theatre (Venue 41) Alba Theatre, top floor DATES: 4th to 8th August TIME: 10.10 SHOW DURATION: 1 hour
Adam Gwon’s song cycle Ordinary Days is both witty and captivating. You meet four characters all with their own quirks and flaws, so no matter who you are, there’s someone to relate to. It’s a show that teaches you about the power of kindness and how meeting one person, if it’s the right person, can impact your life in the best way.
VENUE: RSE Theatre (Venue 431), Welcome East DATES: 5th to 28th August TIME: 14.40 and 17.00
Alfie and George are two well-loved but ageing panto stars, but will this duo last as we reveal the tension between the pair – what will become of them? And will their friendship survive? Set in their dressing room, we see the real drama that is going on between the pair and their fractured relationship. Hatred and vengeance may be portrayed and pursued as we get a glimpse of the emotions behind the grease paint. A fast-moving and emotional rollercoaster of a play that belts along to its shocking revelation.
SHOW DETAILS VENUE: Hill Street Theatre (Venue 41) Dunedin Theatre, first floor DATES: 4th to 11th August TIME: 15.45 SHOW DURATION: 1 hour TICKET PRICES: £15/£12 conc