A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Angela Harkness Robertson

Performances 29 Nov – 3 Dec, 19:30 Assembly Roxy, Central
(Matinee 14:00 Sat 3 Dec)

Tickets £15 via Assembly Roxy, £13 for EGTG Members
Book online or telephone: 0131 623 3000

We have endeavoured in our faithful adaptation of this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put our audiences out of humour with themselves, with each other, or with the season. May it haunt your houses pleasantly.

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The Satyricon

Cast announced for ambitious new production of classical comedy.

A first-century comedy is being reimagined with a modern perspective this October, bringing an impressive range of new talent to the Edinburgh stage. In the fast and funny, not to mention filthy and philosophical, classic The Satyricon, thirteen actors will have plenty of scope to grab the audience’s attention.

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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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