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 mine to have my own theatre company so Stellar Quines got in touch to say that, although the position had been filled, they would like to help me any way they could in continuing my professional development. Read more

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

A new generation of Fair Intellectuals…

In June a new generation of Fair Intellectuals from Kilgraston School in Perthshire will stage The Fair Intellectual Club by Lucy Porter. With Lucy Porter’s encouragement and support, Kilgraston pupils Katy Allen, Fenella Wright and Alyssa Dougall will perform The Fair Intellectual Club at Kilgraston on the evenings of the 4th and 5th

What did you think of The Fair Intellectual Club?

@bash13_more · Mar 4
Absolutely in love with the fair intellectual club! Well done @Stellarquines !! So inspired @fairintellect xxx
Do you agree with @bash13_more? If you met The Fair Intellectual Club whilst they were out on tour we’d love to know what you thought of the show. If you

Meet modern day Fair Intellectual Rachel McCrum

To support Stellar Quines’ 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.

It was seeing a woman my age and sensibility on a stage that made me feel

Meet Modern day Fair Intellectual Susan Garrard

To support Stellar Quines’ 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.
Women are once again being forced to compromise their ambition in pursuit of intellectualism in order

The Fair Intellectual Club cast singing

Here’s a snippet of song from The Fair Intellectual Club cast singing during rehearsal. We think they sound beautiful. You can look forward to this and more a cappella singing during each performance.

Latest Press for The Fair Intellectual Club

Here are the latest updates in the press for The Fair Intellectual Club.
Keep checking back to see features and reviews.
Lucy Porter talks to Jay Richardson of The Scotsman about the inspiration behind The Fair Intellectual Club
A Yearning for Learning: The Scotsman Magazine, Saturday 14 February….
Writer Lucy Porter and Director Marilyn Imrie

Lucy Porter on The Fair Intellectuals

How much have things really changed for women in the last 300 years?
We asked the talented writer of The Fair Intellectual Club, Lucy Porter why she was inspired to write her first play about The Fair Intellectuals….this is what she said….

The Fair Intellectuals in Rehearsals

We’re very lucky to have had the talents of actor and photographer Matthew Thomas with us in The Fair Intellectual Club rehearsals for the last couple of days. Here are a selection of his images – rehearsals look like a lot of fun!

Matt is one of a group of Acting students from Edinburgh

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