To suit the Action to the Word, the Word to the Action


  1. In this issue: Theatre & Spoken Word – festivals, poetry and more; Film – further festivals, an opportunity and more; Funding – a look at the current uproar around Creative Scotland funding; Miscellaneous – War Horse salutes the Queen / Diamond Jubilee Celebrations; The DF Eye on Shakespeare

    Theatre and Spoken Word

  2. It’s that time of year approaching again, when Edinburgh goes performance mad – the brochure (cover poster above) is out now for the Fringe…
  3. And here is a way locals can benefit…
  4. Thinking locally, but moving to Glasgow, don’t forget the Public Entertainment Licensing Fiasco! At the moment Glasgow City Council is consulting – so have your say…
  5. In more specifically theatre news…
  6. And some people just can’t help their ingenuity…
  7. Ongoing spoken word evenings exist in Edinburgh throughout the year…
  8. And if you enjoy taking the spoken word with you…
  9. Film

  10. Currently it’s the turn of film to have multiple festivals in Edinburgh, with the Edinburgh Short Film Festival, developed out of the Leith fest, following on from the recent 48 Hour Film Project. The ESFF starts on 7th June…
  11. And the Edinburgh International Film Festival programme is now available, too, with a preview of the festival, running from 20th June to 1st July, here…
  12. An interesting site for film lovers and makers…
  13. And if you’re inspired…
  14. fluideyefilms
    Lo-Fi feature film initiative open for submissions http://www.lo-fi-movies.com @screenacademy @CreativeScots @MatadorPictures #BBCScot
    Fri, Jun 01 2012 08:52:25
  15. Funding

  16. The Creative Scotland shake-up is causing continuing quakes…
  17. David Greig has been joined by other leading playwrights for this open letter to Creative Scotland…
  18. The highly talented writer of Midsummer, The Monster in the Hall (reviewed by DF last EdFringe), Dunsinane and more is worth following on Twitter (@daviegreig) for his own sake and for more about this uproar, where he is posting links, questions and CS responses – such as…
  19. DavieGreig
    Can’t see the point of commissioning a full scale review of theatre in Scotland then making long term decisions before review is out.
    Mon, Jun 04 2012 04:06:47
  20. And this interesting, impassioned and informed response that gives focus to the way in which CS has been communicating…
  21. DanRebellato
    Powerful post by @StramashArts about the continuing Creative Scotland debacle http://bit.ly/L6N4Pa
    Mon, Jun 04 2012 06:09:35
  22. You can read more of what has stimulated the debates here (and, yes, there is a spelling mistake in the title – not content-relevant detail, but still)…
  23. Miscellaneous

  24. As it is the time of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, here’s a stylish theatrical salute…
  25. National Theatre Jubilee Salute to the Queen with Joey from War Horse
    Sun, Jun 03 2012 14:43:05
  26. You can find major events for the Diamond Jubilee here…
  27. The latest DF Eye on Shakespeare

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