Thom Dibdin

Thom Dibdin

Biography

Currently Scotland Correspondent for The Stage, Thom has been a freelance contributor  to the paper since 1994

Recent Articles

£500,000 lifeline for Edinburgh's Capital Theatres

£500,000 lifeline for Edinburgh's Capital Theatres

Capital Theatres in Edinburgh has been thrown a £500,000 lifeline from the Scottish government
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Kelly Hunter’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream for those on the autism spectrum engages and draws out its audience of one
Catherine Wheels: ‘Covid rules were fine – the challenge was turning a theatre show into film’

Catherine Wheels: ‘Covid rules were fine – the challenge was turning a theatre show into film’

Unable to tour its global hit White to schools, children’s theatre company Catherine Wheels adapted the work, dubbed ‘Teletubbies meets Waiting for Godot’, for the screen
More than 65 UK festivals call for government-backed insurance scheme

More than 65 UK festivals call for government-backed insurance scheme

Festival producers from across the UK have written to the government asking it to underwrite an insurance scheme for major events "without delay"
Edinburgh Lyceum set for Christmas reopening

Edinburgh Lyceum set for Christmas reopening

Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre will reconfigure its auditorium and expand its pool of freelancers, as it prepares to come out of hibernation and open for live theatre before Christmas
NTS announces new works addressing race in Scotland

NTS announces new works addressing race in Scotland

The National Theatre of Scotland will address issues of race in Scotland in a series of new digital projects that include a live stream from Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre and an augmented-reality walking tour of Glasgow
In Someone Else's Shoes: Edinburgh's Unexpected Summer

In Someone Else's Shoes: Edinburgh's Unexpected Summer

Insightful reflections from Edinburgh’s residents on the city without its festivals
Copy of La Bohème

Copy of La Bohème

Scottish Opera’s socially distanced version of Puccini’s opera, both of and for this time of Covid, is accessible, funny and beautifully sung
Scotland delays planned reopening of theatres until October

Scotland delays planned reopening of theatres until October

The planned reopening date for theatres in Scotland has been pushed back by three weeks until October 5
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