Blog

Leading up to the Showcase, we will be asking the participating companies to share their stories on our blog. Join in the conversation and find out more about their experience of being in the Edinburgh Showcase by becoming part of our network. Follow us on Twitter at @UKTheatreDance and join the conversation on #EdShowcase.

Money Money Money

| by Catherine Love

Emily Williams, Senior Producer at Kaleider, talks about their interactive show The Money and the experience of being part of the Showcase.

Backstage at the Fringe

| by Jess Thom

Jess Thom writes about relaxed performances, her show Backstage in Biscuit Land, and changing the world "one tic at a time".

What happens if you stick to something?

| by Catherine Love

Igor and Moreno talk about their show Idiot-Syncrasy, the experience of being part of the showcase, and changing the world through art.

We create an epic rock atmosphere

| by Catherine Love

KILN's Olivia Winteringham talks about borrowing from Greek myth and plundering the heavy metal sounds of Birmingham for the company's show THE FURIES.

Common Ground

| by Eleanor Turney

Chris Thorpe talks to Eleanor Turney about the importance of cultural exchange, his show, Confirmation, and finding common ground.

Music is a universal language

| by Tom Spencer

Tom Spencer, producer of HUG, remembers his first experience of this remarkable show, and shares his hopes for the piece’s future.

Fringe first-timers

| by Tim Etchells

Tim Etchells from Forced Entertainment looks forward to the company's first visit to the Edinburgh Fringe and explains why now is the right time for them to be part of the Edinburgh Showcase.

Sets reworked and Islands revisited

| by Caroline Horton

Caroline Horton talks about re-imagining the set for touring and her wish to stir up some tax-related rage overseas.