Sound Stage

Tickets for all 8 Sound Stage plays go on sale to our Subscribers from Sunday 14 February, and on general sale on Monday 22 February at 1pm.


A Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Pitlochry Festival Theatre production in association with Naked Productions

Sound Stage is an exciting new audio-digital venture giving audiences a unique and engrossing online theatre experience of new plays from the best in British theatre.

Over the coming months, we will host a full season of 8 brand new audio plays commissioned from some of the UKs finest writers; Mark Ravenhill, John Byrne, Jaimini Jethwa, Lynda Radley, Gary McNair, Frances Poet, Roy Williams and Timberlake Wertenbaker. There will be a new production to listen to each month starting this March with Mark Ravenhill’s first autobiographical play, Angela – a beautiful love letter to Mark’s mother with a stellar cast including Toby Jones and Pam Ferris.

A subscription to all 8 plays is just £80. Public booking for individual plays will open on 22nd Feb. 

To book for the season, add your chosen performance of each show listed below to your basket and once all 8 shows are selected the discount will automatically apply at checkout – saving you £40!

Find out more about how the Sound Stage platform works by clicking here

To book your tickets and to read more about each show, click the 'Buy Tickets' buttons below.

ANGELA
by Mark Ravehill

TENNIS ELBOW
by John Byrne 

HINDU TIMES
by Jamina Jethwa

THE MOTHER LOAD
by Lynda Radley

BLACK DIAMONDS AND THE BLUE BRAZIL
by Gary McNair

SOPHIA
by Frances Poet

A ROY WILLIAMS SOUNDSTAGE PREMIERE
by Roy Williams

A TIMBERLAKE WERTENBAKER SOUNDSTAGE PREMIERE 
by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Dates, Times & Prices

Subscription for all 8 performances - £80
Early Bird Individual Tickets (Available from Monday 22 February) - £12 per peformance


Fri 26 – Sun 28 March 
Angela by Mark Ravenhill


Fri 30 April – Sun 2 May
Tennis Elbow by John Byrne


Fri 28 – Sun 30 May
Hindu Times by Jaimini Jethwa 


Fri 25 – Sun 27 June
The Mother Load by Lynda Radley


Fri 23 – Sun 25 July
Black Diamonds and the Blue Brazil by Gary McNair 


Fri 27 – Sun 29 Aug
Sophia by Frances Poet


Fri 24 – Sun 26 Sept
A Roy Williams Sound Stage Premiere by Roy Williams


Fri 29 – Sun 31 Oct
A Timberlake Wertenbaker Sound Stage Premiere by Timberlake Wertenbaker 

Take Part

The aim of Sound Stage is to allow you to attend the theatre online by meeting other theatregoers and friends in the interval and joining us for a live post show talk after each performance.

These unique talks or post-show events will feature writers, performers, directors or other special guests. Keep an eye here and on our social media where details will be announced.