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Karen Dunbar on playing Lady Bracknell

"A handbag!" Comedy icon Karen Dunbar chats about playing a Scottish Lady Bracknell in Perth Theatre's The Importance of Being Earnest, and the challenge of uttering that famous line! 

Interview with Andy Reiss from Beyond The Barricade

Beyond The Barricade performer Andy Reiss talk about the inspiration behind Beyond The Barricade, his time in Les Misérables and much more in our latest Music Blog.

Panto Dame Barrie Hunter talks customs, costumes and flumps

Panto Dame Barrie Hunter talks customs, costumes and flumps with Dr Peggy Brunache. 

Swiss Army Knives, Sweet Track Incisors and Simone de Beaver

Ahead of her exhibition at Threshold artspace, Perth Concert Hall, artist and activist Beatrice Searle reflects on her artist’s residency at Perthshire’s Bamff Estate and her out-of-character visit to a panto – Perth Theatre’s Sinbad.

Adding some variety to Oscar Wilde

Roy Hudd tells us how his love of music hall led him to star in Oscar Wilde’s A Woman of No Importance.

Scottish Ensemble: Baroque: Take Two

Ahead of Baroque: Take Two, Scottish Ensemble explore how the Baroque era changed our experience of classical music, and how we might use it to shake up our concert experience today.

A conversation with Robert Alan Evans playwright and adaptor of Kes

Directed by Lu Kemp, Robert Alan Evan’s adaptation of Barry Hine’s iconic novel Kes run in Perth Theatre’s Joan Knight Studio from Thursday 31 October until Saturday 16 November. Here, he talks about the inspiration behind his writing.

Rona Munro on adapting Frankenstein for the stage

Writer Rona Munro gives her insight into adapting Frankenstein for the stage. 

Anna MacDonald responds to Marlene Millar's Witness

Anna Macdonald, Manchester-based artist and researcher responds to our new commission and museum acquisition Witness by the Canadian artist Marlene Millar.  

 

Lost at Sea - the start of rehearsals

Lost at Sea Associate Director Rosa Duncan talks through the rehearsals so far

Mozart and Brahms

Mozart Clarinet Quintet and Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Peter Donohoe Mozart Cycle

Peter Donohoe to play a Scottish exclusive complete cycle of Mozart Piano Sonatas on Sunday 30 September, 2 December and 3 March.

A brand-new play with themes as old as drama itself

The Croft is a brand-new play but its  themes are as old as drama itself – the joy and pain of love and the impact of the past on the present. Can we ever really start afresh, it asks, can the power of love break the old cycles of pain, violence and destruction?