Over the next few days, we’ll be announcing the 2017 Bard in the Botanics company and up first is a returning actor and a new face. It's Stephanie McGregor and James Boal.Read More
Bard in the Botanics, Scotland’s only dedicated annual Shakespeare Festival, has unveiled its most ambitious season yet. The programme, which was announced today, 25 April 2017, will feature four new productions: the first ever Scottish professional performances of Timon of Athens, a four-hander Measure for Measure and new takes on two of the most well known of the Bard’s plays. The 2017 festival opens on Friday 23 June and runs until Saturday 29 July with performances outside on the main stage and in the iconic Kibble Palace.Read More
Bard in the Botanics Artistic Director, Gordon Barr who is directing this seasons productions of Coriolanus and Macbeth gives us his introduction to this season and what our audiences can expect for our fifteenth season.Read More
Bard in the Botanics are thrilled to announce the full line-up for our fantastic, 15th Anniversary "Vaulting Ambition" summer season, featuring a host of new productions all staged in the beautiful surroundings of Glasgow's Botanic Gardens. First up is Shakespeare's most sparkling, witty comedy - "Twelfth Night" - running from 22nd June to 9th July. Directed by Jennifer Dick and starring Robert Elkin, this comedy is the perfect start to the summer, bringing the swinging 60s to the Botanics!Read More
Our first preview of Love's Labour's Lost took place on Wednesday 24th June. The promenade performance took the sold out audience all around the Botanic Gardens. Here's what they had to say about the experience -click here. The performance runs until Sat 11 July and tickets are selling well. For more information and to book, click here.
It's always interesting to have a sneak peak behind the scenes. So this year we have interviewed the directors and actors that make up our 2015 company. We ask them all the questions you want to know. We will also be uploading trailers and audience reactions for the shows as we go.
To find out more click here
Bard in the Botanics are looking to recruit a Wardrobe Assistant under the FST / CPTS Bursary Scheme to work alongside our Head of Wardrobe on this year’s Byre Theatre panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.
The placement is an opportunity for a recent graduate to develop the necessary skills and contacts to undertake further work, providing a bridge from formal training to professional employment.
Applicants must have graduated from a Scottish Further or Higher Education body in the last 2 years with a specialism in Wardrobe.
Dates - 13th October to 5th December
Bursary - £350 per week.
For full job description and details of how to apply, please contact Gordon Barr by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date – Monday 6th October