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Musical version of Bill Forsyth’s much loved Local Hero to be staged in 2019

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This year’s Spring has yet to appear in Edinburgh, but The Royal Lyceum Theatre and London’s Old Vic are already looking ahead to 2019 with a joint re-envisioning as a musical of the hit 1983 film fro

Snapshots 5, manipulate Festival 2018, Traverse Theatre, Review

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The final night of the manipulate Festival 2018 featured Snapshots 5, a selection of pieces from the Edinburgh-based Diploma in Physical Theatre Graduates Showcase 2017.

The Frog at the Bottom of the Well Believes that the Sky is Round, (La Grenouille au Fond du Puits croit que le Ciel est Rond), Traverse, Manipulate Festival, Review

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In this latest multi- disciplinary production from the acclaimed Vélo Théâtre with the long and intriguing title The Frog at the Bottom of the Well Believes that the Sky is Round, they fuse t

Snapshots 4, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Snapshots 4 showcased three new works by three performers and recent graduates of the Curious School of Puppetry, each a work in progress and a conceptual teaser of more developed works to come.

Sea Hames, Manipulate Festival, Traverse, Review

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In a celebration of Orkney’s Festival of the Horse and its ancient traditions of ploughing contests, site-specific performance company Oceanallover, based in SW Scotland brings, their latest work work

Wicked sweeps back to Edinburgh in 2018

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The multi award winning musical Wicked, that gives the back story of the Good Witch of the North and the infamous Wicked Witch of the West, returns for a run at Edinburgh’s Playhouse this May

Plastic Heroes, Traverse Theatre, Manipulate Festival, Review

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Attention soldiers - plastic, plush or otherwise - stand by your beds! War is upon us and it is down to Ariel Doron’s toy trunk platoon to fight for their country.

Snapshots 3, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

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Snapshots 3 showcased three new works by three companies, each a work in progress and a conceptual teaser of more developed works to come.

Song of the Goat, Traverse, Manipulate Festival, Review

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Expect the unexpected from Compagnie à from Angers in France who bring their acclaimed show Le Chant du Bouc (Song of the Goat) to this year’s Manipulate Festival for its UK Premièr

Fighting Modernists, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

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There’s always a bit of a buzz at the manipulate Festival for those special occasions when current leading animators present a selection of work that has inspired them, followed by a short interview a

Women In Puppetry & Animated Film, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

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The first day of this year’s manipulate Festival at the Traverse Theatre is a day packed full of animation screenings.