The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, or EGTG, has been putting on theatre productions in Edinburgh for over 60 years and has established its place as one of the city’s most respected amateur companies. With a reputation for tackling challenging contemporary work, in recent years, EGTG has mounted productions of plays by Mark Ravenhill, Abi Morgan, Patrick Marber, Martin McDonagh and Caryl Churchill, as well as innovative productions of Shakespeare and other classics.

What’s On at EGTG

by cmfwood

18:45 7 – 12 August 2023
Hepburn Suite, Royal Scots Club

by John Godber and Jane Thornton

21:00 7 – 12 August 2023
Hepburn Suite, Royal Scots Club

by Walt McGough

8 – 11 November 2023
Assembly Roxy, Upstairs

EGTG was founded in 1954 by some Edinburgh University alumni who were former members of the University Dramatic Society. Since then, the original members have been joined or replaced by fresh generations of talent. The University connection has been retained though, and we still meet in the Grads Association rooms at 18 Buccleuch Place.

Latest News


Copenhagen by Michael Frayn19:30 17 – 20 May, Assembly Roxy UpstairsTickets £15 (£12 EGTG Members) Two European physicists meet in the city during World War 2.  The Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group will be bringing the highly-charged Copenhagen back to Edinburgh this spring. Premiered at the National Theatre in London in 1998, with a revival at…

EGTG in 2023

With the rapturous applause of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol still ringing in our ears, we turn our attention to next year as we are thrilled to announce the shows and directors taking to the stage for EGTG in 2023.  We are delighted to welcome back Ross Hope (Jerusalem, All About My Mother) to the director’s chair in the…