A collection of new tales for Christmas by Andy Cannon, Hamaad Chaudhry, Tony Cownie, Robert Softley Gale, Louise Ironside, Jackie Kay, Denise Mina, Mara Menzies, Karine Polwart, Lynda Radley, Shona Reppe, and Morna Young
Directed by Zinnie Harris and Wils Wilson
Designed by Tom Piper
Join us this festive season for a Christmas offering unlike any other. Lyceum Christmas Tales is an advent calendar of 12 stories for audiences in Edinburgh and beyond, combining online and live performances of new and familiar festive tales penned and performed by some of Scotland’s best-loved writers, musicians and artists.
On 1 Dec, a free 15 minute Christmas story will appear on The Lyceum Website for families to share at bedtime. Then, a brand new story will appear every other day until the 16th of December - 8 free stories in all. You can visit us here to watch them on the website as they appear – or we can send them direct to your inbox at home – just sign up for Christmas Tales by E-mail below.
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Each fifteen-minute, family-friendly festive tale will be available to watch free throughout December, with stories ranging from tales of Christmas elves and angels to dung beetles and Greyfriars Bobby.
LYCEUM CHRISTMAS TALES LIVE
The final 4 Chirstmas Tales will be performed together in a special live show with musical interludes on a transformed Lyceum stage between 16-20 December.
Tickets for the live shows are limited to ensure social distancing, but you can also watch live from home – streaming from the stage direct to your TV or devices for just £10.
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Lyceum Christmas Tales are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.
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