ESTABLISHED in 2008 by playwright Ella Hickson to stage her plays such as Eight, Previous Little Talent and Hot Mess.


Terra Incognita Arts

Unit 222, The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow, G1 5HZ

USING theatre and the arts to share the extraordinary stories of ordinary people. Shows, walking tours and community-based projects.


Theatre Alba

4 Alderston Place, Haddington

SMALL company led by Charles Nowosielski with a liking for Scots language drama. Regular summer performances.


Theatre Broad

47 Carseview, Stirling FK7 8HL

01360 440480

PROFESSIONAL Stirling company led by artistic director Carol Metcalf and commited to producing plays from a broad range of styles, writers and cultures.


Theatre by Design

COMPANY run by playwright Rob Evans and director Lu Kemp. Productions include Beautiful Cosmos, Toasting the Orphans, Ghost Shirt, Hunting of the Snark. 


Theatre Cryptic

CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

0141 354 0544

LUSH music-theatre led by director Cathie Boyd. Increasing emphasis on music and increasingly trading as Cryptic Productions.

Articles: Scotland on Sunday (7 March 2004); The List (2 October 2008) Reviews: Theatre Cryptic reviews.


Theatre Enigma

4 Damcroft, Peebles Edinburgh, EH45 8EF

07899 087 883

UNFUNDED company specialising in productions of new and neglected plays. Artistic director: Sean Kane.


Theatre Found


THEATRE and community arts company dedicated to performing in found sapces. Artistic director Carrie Westwater.


Theatre Fusion


BUSY young company doing classics and original work. Artistic director: Deborah Carmichael.


Theatre Gu Leòr


CONTEMPORARY Scottish Gaelic theatre company showcasing the best in Gaelic writing


Theatre Hebrides

Studio Alba, 54a Seaforth Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2SD

01851 701193

PROFESSIONAL company reflecting the life of the Western Isles.


Theatre Jezebel


LAUNCHED in 2009 with a production of Neil LaBute's Autobahn. Artistic directors Kenny Miller and Mary McCluskey.

Articles: Scotland on Sunday (8 November 2009) Reviews: Theatre Jezebel reviews.


Theatre Modo

Unit 237 The Briggait, 141 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ

0141 559 4945

COMPANY led by director Martin Danziger, doing a variety of work including community and children's theatre, circus and street arts. Participatory projects range from one-off circus-skills workshops to large-scale community shows.


Theatre Objektiv


COLLABORATIVE theatre company, staging new plays, devised drama and adaptations.

Producing house

Theatre Workshop

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 30–38 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh EH6 8RG

0131 226 5425

PRODUCING theatre with a company of actors with mixed physical abilities and a politically radical agenda. MySpace site. Reinvented as a touring company after SAC funding cuts. Hamilton Place building no longer in use as a theatre: see Sunday Herald (November 2009). Artistic director: Robert Rae.

Reviews: Theatre Workshop reviews.


Theatre versus Oppression


DEDICATED to the voices of torture victims worldwide. Artistic director Jennifer Hartley.


Three Wee Crows

Struan House, Kilchrenan, Argyll

01866 833455

PROMENADE open-air theatre on historical themes by Taynuilt community group drawing on the landscape of Loch Awe and Loch Etive.


Tidy Carnage


BLENDING theatre with dance, music, video and sound art. Artistic director: Allie Butler,


Tightlaced Theatre

Art's Complex @ St. Margaret's House, Room G21, 151 London Road, Edinburgh EH7 6AE

YOUNG company emerging from Queen Margaret University, aiming to offer a breakinto the theatre industry with small-scale productions, rehearsed readings and workshops. Artistic director: Jennifer McGregor.


TRAM Direct

18 Nethervale Avenue, Glasgow G44 3XS

0141 637 0778

TOURING company concentrating on workshops and personal development.


Producing house

Traverse Theatre

Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED

0131 228 3223

SCOTLAND'S home of new writing. Artistic director: Orla O’Loughlin.

Articles: Scotland on Sunday (27 April 2008); The Guardian (6 November 2008); The Guardian (21 April 2009);The List (23 September 2010); The Scotsman (27 November 2010); Reviews: Traverse Theatre reviews.


Trig Point Theatre


FORMED in 2013 by students at Napier and Queen Margaret universities.

Producing house

Tron Theatre

63 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HB

0141 552 4267

PRODUCING theatre and receiving house. Artistic director: Andy Arnold.

Articles: The Scotsman (8 May 2010); Scotland on Sunday (4 July 2010;) Scotland on Sunday (20 February 2011); Reviews: Tron Theatre reviews.


22 Productions


FORMED by Belle and Sebastian's Mick Cooke who, with writers Gordon Davidson and Alan Wilkinson, is the creative force behind Canibal Women of Mars.

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