EGTG Fringe table-read

18:00 Sunday 3 April
18 Buccleuch Place

We invite you to join us to read and hear the two scripts that EGTG will perform at this year’s Festival Fringe. New and existing members are welcome as we read The Merchant of Venice, adapted by director Angela Harkness Robertson, and Lucy Kirkwood’s Bloody Wimmin, directed by Hilary Spiers. 

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Hay Fever

Hay Fever by Noel Coward
Performance 18 – 21 May, 19:30 Assembly Roxy, Upstairs

Tickets £15 from Assembly Roxy
£13 for EGTG Members

Meet the wealthy, self-obsessed and eccentric Bliss family; grande dame of the stage and mother Judith, novelist and father David, and their two children Sorel and Simon. Each has invited a guest to spend the weekend at their country house in rural England – and each has neglected to tell the others. Needless to say friction and hilarity ensue in this classic British comedy of manners.  

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Virtual table-read: Witchcraft

Witchcraft
by Joanna Baillie

Tue 7 Dec, 19:00 via Zoom

Joanna Baillie was born in Glasgow in 1762, moved to England in her twenties and died in London in 1851. She wrote poetry and many successful plays and was considered one of the best playwrights in her lifetime. Her friend Sir Walter Scott rated her on a level with Shakespeare.

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Virtual table-read: Festival Fringe

Virtual table-read of three scripts for the Festival Fringe

Wed 23 June, 19:30 on Zoom
Tickets free via Eventbrite

An advance look at the three scripts proposed for the 2021 Festival Fringe. We’ll be reading through three short pieces written by the EGTG membership with a view to producing each of them as part of our digital programme in August.

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The Satyricon

The Satyricon
a 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 the heart of adventures of seduction, deception, love, thievery, violence and more.

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