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Thom Dibdin

Thom Dibdin

Biography

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

Recent Articles

What are the options for drama training in Scotland?

What are the options for drama training in Scotland?

While the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is the only provider of conservatoire training in Scotland, there are a number of other options for those looking to break into the industry. Education leaders tell Thom Dibdin about the many pathways to performing
How the resurgence of Gaelic theatre is celebrating Scotland’s founding language

How the resurgence of Gaelic theatre is celebrating Scotland’s founding language

An energetic and growing Gaelic theatre scene is helping to drive the resurgence of work celebrating Scottish heritage. Theatremakers tell Thom Dibdin about their vision for Gaelic work and the steps being taken to ensure it has a wide appeal
Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre secures £6.5 million towards redevelopment

Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre secures £6.5 million towards redevelopment

Following the announcement of a £6.5 million grant from the Scottish government, work on the £25 million refurbishment is now planned to start in September 2022
The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Gleeful and crystal-clear staging of Shakespeare’s convoluted comedy of mistaken identities
Fergus Linehan to leave Edinburgh International Festival in 2022

Fergus Linehan to leave Edinburgh International Festival in 2022

Edinburgh International Festival director Fergus Linehan has confirmed he will step down at the end of his tenure in 2022
Falstaff

Falstaff

Celebratory under-canvas production of Falstaff hits the big notes and gets its storytelling just right
Scottish theatres to be free from social distancing by August 9

Scottish theatres to be free from social distancing by August 9

Theatres in Scotland should be able to operate without social distancing from August 9, three days after the official start of the Edinburgh Fringe
Edinburgh festivals warn of bankruptcies without changes to social distancing

Edinburgh festivals warn of bankruptcies without changes to social distancing

Edinburgh’s 11 festivals have warned of closures, bankruptcies and loss of up to 7,000 jobs if the Scottish government does not drop its two-metre social distancing requirement
Edinburgh Fringe ‘at risk’ after delay to Scottish distancing rules decision

Edinburgh Fringe ‘at risk’ after delay to Scottish distancing rules decision

Edinburgh Festival Fringe boss Shona McCarthy has warned that the event is at risk of being damaged “irreparably”, after Scottish theatres were told they will have to wait a further week to find out whether social-distancing regulations will be amended
National Theatre of Scotland announces new musical as part of reopening

National Theatre of Scotland announces new musical as part of reopening

The "raucous new Scottish musical" Orphans heads up the National Theatre of Scotland’s forthcoming programme as the company announces its return to live performance
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