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.
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 and upcoming shows.
The Satyricona dramatisation of Gaius Petronius’ classical text by Martin Foreman Tues 18 May, 19:30 via Zoom Encolpius, Ascyltos and Giton are three penniless young men footloose in the Roman Empire. With narrator Gaius Petronius as their guide and a cantankerous group of Actors bringing to life the people they encounter, the trio find themselves at … Continue reading The Satyricon
R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots)by Karel Čapek (courtesy of eBooks@Adelaide) Wed 21 Apr, 19:30 via Zoom “The best sort of worker is the cheapest worker. The one that has the least needs.” On an island off the coast of Europe, Rossum’s Universal Robots produce the ideal artificial workers: strong, tireless, without desire or emotion. But what … Continue reading R.U.R.