At TalkFest 2019, Playwrights' Studio, Scotland host a series of practical workshops expertly led by Scotland's leading theatre makers. All workshops will be held at Fringe Central @ Appleton Tower

Sunday 4 August


What is Your Truth?

11am - 1pm 
Led by Mara Menzies

Join award-winning performance storyteller Mara Menzies (Blood & Gold) for a practical workshop on traditional storytelling that fuses contemporary theatre and ancient mythology. The workshop will enable you to explore issues of truth, identity and belonging. Ideally suited for aspiring/emerging storytellers, playwrights or theatre-makers.

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What's the Big Idea?

3pm - 5pm
Led by Oliver Emanuel

Playwrights' Studio Associate Playwright Oliver Emanuel (Flight,The 306 Trilogy) takes you through a story and ideas workout: how to generate them, crystallise them and talk about them.  This will help in your own writing and re-drafting, and improve your confidence when talking to directors or potential supporters about the story you want to tell - and why you are the only person who can tell it. Ideally suited for aspiring/emerging playwrights.


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Fringe Central
Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE Box Office:
0131 226 0000


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