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 spring, with a production of Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen. A wonderfully intellectual script for two men and one woman.
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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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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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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 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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