Scottish Theatre Programmes Gallery

These eight images of Edinburgh theatre programmes are a small sample of the many thousands of programmes listed in the National Library of Scotland's Scottish Theatre Programmes database:

kings_1907a_small.jpg King's Theatre, Edinburgh, 1907
Details of performances by the Carl Rosa Company in March 1907, including 'Faust', 'Fidelio' and 'Il Trovatore'.
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Illustration of a woman King's Theatre, Edinburgh, 1909
Among performers on 1 February 1909 was Dr Walford Bodie, 'the famous bloodless surgeon', famed for 'Hypnotising or Mesmerising individuals by Electricity'.
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baroque_small.jpg Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, 1980
Programme for a Scottish Baroque Ensemble concert on 5 May to launch the SBE's new recording.
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fair_lady_small.jpg Playhouse, Edinburgh, 1982
Cameron Mackintosh presented 'My fair lady', direct from the West End, starring Tony Britton and Anna Neagle, between 18 February and 6 March.
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pearl1_small.jpg Playhouse, Edinburgh, 1982
Scottish Opera's production of 'The pearl fishers' staged at the Playhouse on 25 and 27 March.
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nutcracker_small.jpg Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh,1985
Edinburgh performances of 'The nutcracker' by Scottish Ballet ran from 18 to 21 December.
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rockyhorror2_small.jpg Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 2002
Programme from the October performances of a production of 'The Rocky Horror Show' celebrating the show's 30th anniversary, which was in June 2003.
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rosen_small.jpg Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 2002
Scottish Opera's 40th anniversary season included 'Der Rosenkavalier', seen in Edinburgh in April. Programme also covered performances at Glasgow's Theatre Royal the previous month.
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