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30/8/2006
Varied Programme At The Mill Theatre In September 2006Thumbnail for article : Varied Programme At The Mill Theatre In September 2006
The Mill theatre in Thurso has a packed programme in September for anyone who enjoys live events.   Macbeth 30 August - Macbeth is presently underway and there are only a few tickets left for tonight 31 August.  
30/8/2006
Do You Want To Be In Panto?Thumbnail for article : Do You Want To Be In Panto?
This years panto from Thurso Players is 'Sleeping Beauty' and will be directed by Andrew Crawford.  Auditions will be held in the Mill Theatre at 2.30pm on Sunday 3rd September.  
16/8/2006
MacBeth At The Mill, Thurso 30 August - 2 SeptemberThumbnail for article : MacBeth At The Mill, Thurso 30 August - 2 September
A Busy Time at the Mill In 1604 William Shakespeare in his zeal to please King James I, an authority on demonology, cast caution and imagination aside and for the opening scene of Macbeth's Act IV he reproduced a 17th century black-magic ritual, a sort of how-to to budding witches.  Without changing an ingredient, Shakespeare provided his audience with step-by-step instructions in the furtive art of spell casting: "Round around the cauldron go; In the poison'd entrails throw.  
18/5/2006
The Scottish Play - Auditions - Thurso Players - 7.30pm 25 May
For members Of Thurso Players the chance to audition for Macbeth is getting closer.  Joining thurso Players might be the route to stage career soa chance is there.  
14/5/2006
Thurso Players Present Dracula At The Mill TheatreThumbnail for article : Thurso Players Present Dracula At The Mill Theatre
18 - 20 May 2006 Dracula has been adapted many times and a script by Liz Lochhead has been chosen for this production of Bram Stoker's chilling love story The adaptation has a touch of modern tongue and with with this is mind has had a modern direction.  Don't go expecting to see a flowing red cape and a badly constructed Transylvanian accent.  
1/5/2006
A Feast Of Entertainment At Lyth In MayThumbnail for article : A Feast Of Entertainment At Lyth In May
Lyth Arts Centre continues to bring a huge variety of high quality live entertainment to Caithness.   May is no exception with a fantastic variety of drama, music and comedy with nationally and internationally respected groups coming to the county.  
30/3/2006
Two Ambitious Thurso Teenagers Win Places On Youth Theatre CourseThumbnail for article : Two Ambitious Thurso Teenagers Win Places On Youth Theatre Course
Two talented Thurso teenagers are on their first step of the ladder to becoming the next big screen legends.   The girls have achieved a place with the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow, on the esteemed Summer Festival Foundation Course.  
27/3/2006
New Face of Caithness Visual ArtsThumbnail for article : New Face of Caithness Visual Arts
"FaceNorth" visual arts residency run by Northlands Glass and Lyth Arts Centre is now up and running and going from strength to strength.  The residency, funded by the Scottish Arts Council and Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise agency, offers the opportunity for local community groups with little or no arts skills to engage with professional artists Kate Williams, Shelagh Swanson and Alistair Pender over the coming months.  
12/3/2006
The Callanish StonedThumbnail for article : The Callanish Stoned
Lewis novelist and poet Kevin MacNeil, internationally acclaimed for his writing, has joined forces with the local professional theatre company theatreHEBRIDES to produce an original new play, The Callanish Stoned.   "I had a great deal of fun writing The Callanish Stoned," said Kevin MacNeil, whose recent novel The Stornoway Way was hailed as a classic of contemporary Scottish literature.  
16/2/2006
National Theatre Of Scotland Offers Free Theatrical Events Including CaithnessThumbnail for article : National Theatre Of Scotland Offers Free Theatrical Events Including Caithness
A completely unique, never-to-be-repeated event: ten inspiring directors, ten surprising locations, ten brand new pieces of simultaneous site-responsive theatre created across the country to mark the launch of the National Theatre of Scotland.   In Aberdeen, Caithness, Dumfries, Dundee, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness Shetland and Stornoway With 10 directors - Graham Eatough, Scott Graham, Stewart Laing, Matthew Lenton, Kenny Miller, Anthony Neilson, Alison Peebles, Gill Robertson, John Tiffany and Wils Wilson.  
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12/2/2006
Guitar 3 At The Mill Theatre - Wednesday 22 February 2006Thumbnail for article : Guitar 3 At The Mill Theatre - Wednesday 22 February 2006
Caithness Arts Bulletin The next item on the Thurso Players Professional Programme is to be a musical one.   On Wednesday 22 February 2006 we see the welcome return of Martin Taylor to the Mill Theatre, Thurso.