Rosa Duncan – notes from the rehearsal room – end of week one!

Our first week is over!
With the festival just days away, we are beginning to see the sight of technical rehearsals in the distance.
Our story begins in the Ettrick Valley in the lowlands of Scotland 200 years ago. Our characters then undertake an enormous journey, climbing aboard a large ship with

Rosa Duncan – notes from the rehearsal room

DAY ONE:
Our cast have arrived. We are ready to set sail.
Today we began our voyage into the text of The View From Castle Rock.
My name is Rosa Duncan. I am the assistant director joining the team on this special production. I am a Glasgow-based director. As an artist, joining this

Joan Eardley: A Private View

Joan Eardley was an extraordinary painter who, quite simply, died before she had finished. As an artist she remains unsung. Best known in Scotland where she was not born; rarely heard of in England where she was.
Heroica in association with Stellar Quines and National Galleries Scotland – are creating a new journey

The Fair Intellectual Club – Radio Four Recordings

The first of two recordings of new scripts of The Fair Intellectual Club by Lucy Porter featuring new adventures with our three young ladies took place at The Scottish Storytelling Centre on Sunday 24 January. The original cast of Caroline Deyga, Jessica Hardwick and Samar MacLaren, were joined by Gordon

Meet our first modern day Fair Intellectual – Prof Robert Crawford

To support our current tour of The Fair Intellectual Club by Lucy Porter we have invited a selection of modern day Fair Intellectuals to share their thoughts and insights on their area of expertise. We’ll be sharing their responses with you over the coming weeks. 
Our first modern day Fair Intellectual is

Lucy Porter

What is it like being a female stand up comedian and how do you survive the touring circuit?
From my teens I was obsessed with stand-up comedy, and from the moment I did my first gig I was hooked. There weren’t many women on the comedy circuit when I started out,

The Fair Intellectual Club tour dates announced!

We are delighted to reveal full tour details of our co-production with Marilyn Imrie of The Fair Intellectual Club. Written by award winning comedian Lucy Porter, the play was a Fringe 2014 sell out success at The Assembly Rooms.
The Fair Intellectual Club is a funny challenging and moving play about teenage

New Year News

The Fair Intellectual Club image

As the festive season approaches we’re preparing for exciting developments in the New Year. Stellar Quines are supporting Director Marilyn Imrie in an application to Creative Scotland to re-stage and tour the incredibly successful The Fair Intellectual Club by Lucy Porter, in Feb/March 2015.
The Fair Intellectual Club, first presented by the

Marilyn Imrie

Marilyn Imrie

How long have you been associated with Stellar Quines?
I have been an ardent fan and supporter since the start in the 1990s
Apart from being the Chair of Stellar Quines’ board, what else do you do?
I am a freelance audio drama, theatre, voice over and animation director. I also