Jo Freer (Bingo’s Ruth) talks dobber choreography with Brian O’Sullivan

Mid-tour of the new Scottish musical, Bingo, Jo Freer stopped by for a cuppa and a chat. Join Jo and Brian in this Putting it Together podcast as they discuss what happens when you don’t get the lead role (and you’re five years old), touring America and, of course, dobber choreography.

Jo Freer (Bingo’s Ruth) talks to the Evening Times

THE FRAGILITY of female friendship, the sense of loss when babies arrive on the scene, the ticking of the biological clock . . .
There are a full house of themes contained in Bingo, a new comedy musical that’s set to appear in Glasgow.
And actress Jo Free is loving the chance

Bingo! Extra Matinee performance added at The Tron, Glasgow!

GOOD NEWS BINGO! FANS – Betty has news for you!
Due to overwhelming demand in Glasgow we have added an EXTRA performance of Bingo! on Saturday 14 April at 2pm.
The evening performances are almost sold out – check with the TRON BOX OFFICE for latest availability and returns.
So don’t delay –

Young Women Lead – the First Committee Meeting

 
On Friday 9th March, the Young Women Lead team (introduced in previous posts) gathered for our first Committee Meeting in Scottish Parliament. This was a pretty exciting day, as most of our training thus far had been preparing us to sit around the table and really get to grips with

Caroline Deyga shares her inspiring week at the Bingo! rehearsals

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go into rehearsals for “Bingo!” to shadow the Director, Jemima Levick. The placement came about after I applied for the Stellar Quines Board Pioneer position last year. In my application I mentioned that it was a long term goal of

Mums back to work – discussion and guide

Earlier this year we were invited by Outside the Box to be part of the discussion to help shape practice around women’s equal access to the workplace. We fed back some thoughts and responses from discussions we have had with women in the creative industry.
Please read the Discussion Paper and

Jemima Levick celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

On this International Women’s Day 2018 I can’t help but reflect on the past year and how the debate surrounding gender equality and unacceptable sexual harassment has dominated the headlines.
I am pleased that we at Stellar Quines have embraced the debates and campaigns and raised awareness with our #Respectis Campaign

Retrospective look at Cat and Mouse presented on International Women’s Day 2011

On International Women’s Day 2011, the 100th anniversary, Stellar Quines presented a reading of Cat and Mouse by Ajay Close. This told the story of the Scottish suffragettes that were imprisoned in Perth Prison and the terrible ordeals they suffered during their incarceration.
This was staged during Stellar Quines production of

Author Vivien French wins Outstanding Achievement Award

We are delighted to share the news that author and former Stellar Quines Board Member, Vivien French has received an Outstanding Achievement Award by the Scottish Book Trust.
Vivien has been a long time supporter of Stellar Quines and worked tirelessly for us during her time on the Board to support

The Herald – new musical comedy Bingo! deserves a full house

LAST week’s unprecedented snowmaggedon may have caused Edinburgh to resemble a ghost town in what was pretty much a locked-down country, with shops and schools closing early, and public transport at a minimum. Anyone frequenting Meadowbank retail park, however, will be aware that at least one institution remained open for

Scottish Field – TV stars to tour in new Scottish stage comedy

Two Scottish theatre companies are collaborating in new musical comedy which is touring the country.
Grid Iron and Stellar Quines theatre companies come together to create Bingo!, a new musical comedy empowering women, writes Stacey Wylie.
Starring both stage and screen names including Louise McCarthy from ScotSquad and Two Doors Down, Wendy