Thom Dibdin

Thom Dibdin

Biography

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

Recent Articles

Further £3m granted to Covid-hit Scottish performing arts organisations

Further £3m granted to Covid-hit Scottish performing arts organisations

Aberdeen Performing Arts, which operates His Majesty’s Theatre, the Aberdeen Music Hall and the Lemon Tree, will get the largest portion of the money, £1.4 million, while Eden Court in Inverness and Edinburgh’s Capital Theatres will both receive £800,000
Audio platform launches to recreate theatregoing experience

Audio platform launches to recreate theatregoing experience

New plays by Mark Ravenhill, Roy Williams and Timberlake Wertenbaker will form part of an audio project that aims to recreate the experience of going to the theatre and allows audience members to interact
Traverse Theatre co-founder Jim Haynes dies

Traverse Theatre co-founder Jim Haynes dies

Haynes became an influential figure in 1960s counterculture in Edinburgh, later moving to London, where he set up the Arts Lab on Drury Lane
Rapunzel

Rapunzel

New perspective on Rapunzel tale makes for an episodic piece of panto fun at Stirling Castle
The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven

The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven

Jo Clifford’s groundbreaking production makes a successful transformation to online performance
Christmas Tales Live

Christmas Tales Live

Four Christmas tales live-streamed from Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre that both entertain the mind and comfort the soul
Secret Country

Secret Country

Welsh theatre company Re-Live goes behind the headlines to reveal real lives of the elderly in lockdown
Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Musselburgh’s Brunton Theatre adapts its pantomime for the screen in a production full of Covid references and social-distancing jokes 
Imaginate commits to children's theatre festival in 2021

Imaginate commits to children's theatre festival in 2021

Imaginate, the organisation behind the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, has committed to putting on a 2021 event and providing work for more than 100 freelancers in Scotland
Lament for Sheku Bayoh

Lament for Sheku Bayoh

Hannah Lavery’s starkly honest account of a death in custody reveals painful truths about contemporary Scottish society
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