This page provides links to productions, organisations and events with which we, or our artistic director, Freda O’Byrne, have had strong co-creating links.

Associate Artists and Creatives

Sylvia Dow
Kim Edgar
Pete Searle
Euan Jackson
Derek Gilchrist
Tony Pinchuck  (South Africa)


This production was developed in partnership with The Court Theatre Training Company, The Courtyard Hoxton and Buckinghamshire New University in May 2016. The ensemble worked from the Alma Classics recent translation by Hugh Alpin to explore, deconstruct and then reconstruct the narrative. “Comrade Korotkov works at The Main Central Depot of Match Materials as chief … Continue reading Diaboliad

Scatterbox Films

Scatterbox Films is a youth arts programme set up to develop independent film making and associated skills particularly, but not exclusively, with young people. Freda O’Byrne co-founded the group with young people and other adults. The group has made narrative films written, performed, filmed and edited by cross generational groups of adults and young people. … Continue reading Scatterbox Films

The Big Data Show

by Civic Digits Created and written by Clare Duffy and Rupert Goodwins We are very proud to have been involved in the early stages of this project and to be a member of its ethics committee. Interview with playwright Clare Duffy about her vision The Big Data Show tells the story of four teenage hackers … Continue reading The Big Data Show

The Play In The Park

A community play telling the story of East Renfrewshire from the early settlers to the present day. The project involved over 80 participants who wrote, acted, sang, played music and created artworks and dance. The play took place within a big top circus tent in Rouken Glen Park and was directed by Freda O’Byrne who … Continue reading The Play In The Park

Tree Dressing Event

This spectacular community event was hosted at Craigmillar Park in the mini forest beside the Jubilee adventure playground. Tragic Carpet (Freda O’Byrne, Pete Searle and Euan Jackson)  worked in partnership with Forestry Commission Scotland, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust, Karin Chipulina of CarrGomm and Craigmillar Community Grows, Birgit Harris of City of Edinburgh Council and … Continue reading Tree Dressing Event