Rosa Duncan – notes from the rehearsal room – a time to focus!

Week two is over and we are hurtling towards technical rehearsals. After a week of staggering through – stopping to work into scenes, adding detail and interrogating the intentions of the characters – we are now confident of an overarching narrative of the piece.
1st August almost 200 years ago, our

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

News travels of Alice Munro Book Festival co-production

Since yesterdays announcement there’s been a flurry of excited activity about our summer co-production:
@GrantRintoul
Pleased to see theatre as part of @edbookfest set to continue.
@rebecca_janet
Well this is exciting! ?
@edbookfest
Thrilled to work with outstanding creative talents @ElleMcElle & @Stellarquines on this superb theatrical adaptation
Linda McLean @ElleMcElle
@Stellarquines @edbookfest Joy

Alice Munro co-production with Edinburgh International Book Festival announced

Nick Barley and Jemima Levick at The Vennel, Edinburgh with a view to Castle Rock

Stellar Quines with Edinburgh International Book Festival are delighted to announce the world premiere of a specially commissioned theatrical adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro’s moving and enigmatic short stories.
Taken from the Canadian author’s short story collection and adapted for the stage by multi award-winning playwright, Linda McLean, The