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BANGARANG

BANGARANG

Here is a sneak peek into our early stage development of our new show BANGARANG. The show is an imagining of what happens after Neverland. We’re very thankful to the Dundee Rep for letting us play in their rehearsal room and to Creative Scotland for supporting the development.
Blast Macbeth in Montreal

Blast Macbeth in Montreal

If it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere well It were done quickly   Macbeth as you’ve never seen it. Well known faces from Hudson Village Theatre join with Shakespeare specialists from Scotland Poorboy Theatre to bring to life Shakespeare’s tale of witches, murder and royal betrayal. “All hail Macbeth that shall be King...
Fringe Picks 2015

Fringe Picks 2015

Not sure what to see in Edinburgh? If you’ve been overwhelmed trying to navigate through the thousands of shows on offer at this year’s Fringe Festival, we have a  few suggestions. Some of these shows we’ve seen before and others we can’t wait to see when the Fringe starts on August 7th 2015! Click on the Picture for...
Pirates and Mermaids @ EdFringe 2015

Pirates and Mermaids @ EdFringe 2015

Pirates and Mermaids is headed back to where it all started… The Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Join in on Cameron’s story at the Scottish Storytelling Centre (Venue 30a) Dates: August 10th (2-4-1), 17th, 24th-31st. 11:15am Buy your tickets here
Grist to the Mill - Thank You

Grist to the Mill – Thank You

Poorboy and Artlink would like to thank everyone who made the ‘Grist to the Mill’ research project a success. We really valued the input, work and feedback from all the participants who helped us creatively explore access to performance. Whether you were in the room for the whole two weeks or visited one or many of the showings...
To Brazil and Beyond!

To Brazil and Beyond!

Pirates and Mermaids is headed to Brazil in June and then the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August of 2015! We are thrilled to announce that this summer Pirates and Mermaids will be featured at the 19th Cultura Inglesa Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The English Culture Festival is one of the major events in São Paulo...
Poorboy and Artlink Team Up

Poorboy and Artlink Team Up

Poorboy and Artlink Team Up in 2015 We are delighted to announce that we will once again be working with Edinburgh based company Artlink this spring. We Poorboys are excited about the Investigate / Create Program that Artlink have initiated which allows artists to research creative ways to make art more accessible. Poorboy and Artlink...
Heaven's Brownies

Heaven’s Brownies

As part of the ‘Jeremiah’s Kitchen’ series check out the newest recipe on offer: Heaven’s Brownies. Gluten, dairy and nut free! These went down a treat during Angel’s Share with Artlink this summer, why not try whipping up a batch at home.
Let's Eat

Let’s Eat

We love food. Everything about it. The way it keeps up our energy, the way it reminds us to stop and take breaks, the way it tastes (sometimes this varies depending on who’s cooking, luckily we are very fortunate Poorboys and several people are complete rockstar cooks in the company) and the way it brings...
Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

Poorboy’s 2nd Annual Firewalk I loved it. I’m like a different person. – Emily Just the most amazing experience – Gillis I walked on fire. I have to keep saying that to remind myself that I really did that! – Sandy As professional life experience junkies we are thrilled to announce that we are recruiting...
And We're Off!

And We’re Off!

Sunshine, beaches, tans and lots of good food. It sounds like a holiday but that’s what we’ve been up to as we have started the spring tour of Pirates and Mermaids around the UK. After an unusually sunny Fringe Festival in Edinburgh last August we were pretty sure as a company we had exhausted any...
The Most Wonderful Time...

The Most Wonderful Time…

The most wonderful time of the year. It could be because of the snow, lightly falling on a park in the city or the cups of cocoa heaped with what some may deem an excessive amount of marshmallows. Maybe it’s the time spent fa-la-la-ing, present buying and being with those you love. All of these are...