Rupert Thomson talks about the End of the World (for one night only), a site specific music and theatre event about the predicted apocalypse on the 21st December.
Rupert Thomson : End of the World (For One Night Only)
Hogmanay at Summerhall
This year the Lyceum Youth Theatre brought their Christmas show to Summerhall for ‘Deck the Summerhalls’ The LYT are dedicated year round to getting young people involved in theatre, be it acting, writing, directing or stage design. Check out Summerhall …
Lyceum Youth Theatre : Deck the (Summer) Halls
Luke Henderson from Edinburgh Unite Against Fascism talks to Summerhall TV about the Love Multiculturalism Hate Racism Festival event held at Summerhall and the work UAF do. From folk singers to Indian and Kurdish dance workshops, this one day event …
Love Multiculturalism Hate Racism Festival
Craig Lithgow introduces his new band Moscow Madhouse before performing at Neu!Reekie! on 26th October.
Moscow Madhouse @ Neu!Reekie!
Rupert Thomson : Summerhall’s Autumn Calendar
Stepping in at the last minute to Neu!Reekie! Edinburgh based poet Kevin Cadwallender delivers a poem and talks about being commissioned by the Co-op.
Kevin Cadwallender @Neu! Reekie!
Pete Dunlop from the Cuillin Fools, a circus arts group based in Skye and Lochalsch, celebrates his 60th birthday. We cover the fun and frolics from that night.
Pete Dunlop 60th Birthday Party
Performance Visual Arts
Paul Robertson’s interview with Kommissar Hjular and Violet Storm introducing their Noize performance at Summerhall.
Set in Quebec, The List is an award-winning story of a woman struggling to adjust to rural life. The play’s director Muriel Romanes and actor Maureen Beattie describe Stellar Quine’s production at Summerhall and the audience’s reaction to a performance …
Muriel Romanes and Maureen Beattie : The List
Small Narration operates somewhere between a performance and video art, between a personal confession and an academic lecture. “When in 2006 we discovered that my grandfather was a long-time collaborator of the communist Security Services, I had moved away from …
Wojtek Ziemilski : Small Narration
Jonathan Freemantle introduces the ideas informing this year’s Edinburgh International Fashion Festival that have brought the work of Amanda Harlech, Hussein Chalayan, Sissell Tolaas, Kostas Murkudis, Jeurgen Teller, Stella Tennant, Bebaroque, Borcher, Pam Hogg and more …. to Summerhall.
Edinburgh International Fashion Festival
Balkanarama gives its audience an opportunity to properly indulge in the tastes and sounds of the Balkans: dance, jump, sing, cry, scream, laugh, drink, sigh – party proper Balkin style! All accompanied by exquisite Gypsy dancing, live visuals and home-made …
Balkanarama : Summerhall
Performance Visual Arts
Summerhall TV interviews Jane Connarty about this year’s Speed of Light event at Edinburgh’s International Festival
NVA’s Speed of Light | Edinburgh International Festival
Anna Boglione introduces the chamber opera ‘Dr Quimpugh’s Compendium of Peculiar Afflications’ in a performance by the Petersham Players at Summerhall.
Anna Boglione : Dr Quimpugh
‘Art is a cupboard! We are not cakes!’ Lecoq-trained Clout Theatre invite you to dive into the absurd world of the Russian poet, iconoclast and false moustache wearer Daniil Kharms. Three bouffonesque characters intent on telling ‘The Old Woman’ story …
How a Man Crumbled by Clout Theatre
24 hours, non-stop. From 6am to 6am next day. The play tells the twenty-four life stories in one slow-going, lazy day, suspended in time. With no hope for change. Most of the time filled by a cappella music, to break …
24hr by Waclaw Miklaszewski/Szwalnia Theatre
Mother Tongue is a multi-character, autobiographical performance piece written and performed by actor and bestselling author, Jillian Lauren. Revolving around the themes of adoption, blood, tribe and identity, Mother Tongue traces Jillian Lauren’s circuitous and humorous journey to get pregnant …