Theatrical Excitement in Edinburgh

The above is from the Book of Scottish Anecdote. I made this film about Scotland’s first theatre: The Book of Scottish Anecdote gives this account of the Theatre in Shakespeare … Continue reading Theatrical Excitement in Edinburgh

Last of Horse Wynd

Those who may be familar with some of the words and images that I share on hole ousia [a non-existent place] will be aware of my fascination with archives! Archives, … Continue reading Last of Horse Wynd

Edinburgh’s first Theatre

A short film that shares some of the history of Edinburgh’s first theatre. Music credit: ‘Alice’ a score for the Ballet. 198 High Street, Canongate: A house that was built … Continue reading Edinburgh’s first Theatre

Amongst Balmawhapples

This film is about a curious building that is today known as “Meigle steading”. The Antiquary believes this building was never intended as a steading. So what was this building … Continue reading Amongst Balmawhapples