Lyceum Christmas Tales
A collection of new tales for Christmas by Andy Cannon, Hamaad Chaudhry, Tony Cownie, Robert Softley Gale, Louise Ironside, Jackie Kay, Denise Mina, Mara Menzies, Karine Polwart, Lynda Radley, Shona Reppe, and Morna Young
Directed by Zinnie Harris and Wils Wilson
Designed by Tom Piper
Join us this festive season for a Christmas offering unlike any other. Lyceum Christmas Tales is an advent calendar of 12 stories for audiences in Edinburgh and beyond, combining online and live performances of new and familiar festive tales penned and performed by some of Scotland’s best-loved writers, musicians and artists.
On 1 Dec, a free 15 minute Christmas story will appear on The Lyceum Website for families to share at bedtime. Then, a brand new story will appear every other day until the 16th of December - 8 free stories in all. You can visit us here to watch them on the website as they appear – or we can send them direct to your inbox at home – just sign up for Christmas Tales by E-mail below.
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The final 4 Chirstmas Tales will be performed together in a special live show with musical interludes on a transformed Lyceum stage between 16-20 December.
Image credit: Tom Piper.
Tickets for the live shows are limited to ensure social distancing, but you can also watch live from home – streaming from the stage direct to your TV or devices for just £10
Cast and Credits
Zinnie Harris & Wils Wilson Directors
Tom Piper Designer
Andy Cannon, Hammaad Chaudry, Tony Cownie, Robert Softley Gale, Louise Ironside, Jackie Kay, Denise Mina, Mara Menzies, Karine Polwart, Lynda Radley, Shona Reppe, & Morna Young Writers
Dates, Times & Prices
In-person performance prices
Table of 6 - £150 per table
Table of 4 - £100 per table
Circle - £25pp (£20pp Concession)
Live Stream prices
£10 (with £20 for multiple viewers) - we would encourage anyone who will be watching with a number of others to show their support for theatres and buy a multiple viewer ticket
Accessible performances will be available - please contact Box Office for details by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org