'Bag' yourself a ticket for the 2013 Fringe sensation: 'L'Après-midi d'un Foehn - Version 1'

Due to popular demand we have now added three extra performances of Company Non Nova's amazing L'Après-midi d'un Foehn - Version 1! This will be the last chance to catch the UK premiere of the show that is blowing... [more]

Thoughts on our Children's Programme

By Anu Selva-Thomson,  Head of Education and Children's Programme This year, Summerhall’s programme for children explores a wide array of themes. From politics, gender, literature and science to questions about... [more]

Summerhall gains 13 Total Theatre Award nominations

Congratulations to the 13, yes 13, wonderful Summerhall shows that have been nominated for a Total Theatre Award. This represents more than a third of all the shows nominated. The announcement was made today and... [more]

Summerhall's Five Star Fringe

It's been a five star festival for us here at Summerhall this year with 12 of our shows so far, being awarded maximum stellar love by journalists and reviewers. Anatomy of The Piano was hailed as an "exquisitely... [more]

Scottish Poetry Library's Children's Collection at Summerhall

"O Frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"  Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll   We are delighted to announce that Summerhall’s Children’s Play Room now hosts a fantastic children’s poetry-book collection from the Scottish... [more]

Summerhall theatre programme expands

Week two – the Summerhall theatre programme expands with some of the stand-out shows for 2013 premiering alongside one of 2012’s biggest events. Council of Handmade Crap’s The Portrait Firm kicks off their... [more]

Summerhall show Feral wins Scotsman Fringe First

Week One - Summerhall picks up its first Scotsman Fringe First Award. Tortoise in a Nutshell in co-production with Cumbernauld Theatre received a Fringe First Award for Feral. "This mesmerisingly inventive show... [more]

Award Winning Shows Return to Summerhall

The Summerhall Festival programme for 2013 includes two award-winning theatrical performances from 2012 that will be making a return to Summerhall this year. The List last year won a Fringe First award as well as a... [more]

Festival Intro by Rupert Thomson, Artistic Director

We have a very strong programme at Summerhall this year. I’m not just referring to the quality of the art on offer, but also to the astounding breadth of subject matter it tackles. From ritualistic horror and... [more]