male & female for one-act play: Bull by Mike Bartlett
mid-February performance in Edinburgh with possibility of later dates

Coming in 2019


"Bull" by Mike Bartlett

Bull is Arbery Productions' entry in the 2019 Edinburgh District Scottish Community Drama Association One-Act Festival.. This is a competition where the top two plays are chosen for the Eastern Scotland Divisional Festival and the winners there go forward to the all-Scotland Final.

Auditions (2m, 1f) will be held in the Royal Oak, 1 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT on Sunday 4th November and Tuesday 6th November, with a callback on DATE. Dates and times of rehearsals (in Edinburgh) to be confirmed.
This is an open call. Audition sides will be available in advance: contact details below.
A community production: no pay for cast or crew and expenses will not be reimbursed.

August: Edinburgh Fringe

"Sunset" by Martin Foreman

Submissions sought for one / two other productions

Arbery Productions will put on three one-act shows, each running one week (6 days) in a prime location off the Royal Mile. Sunset - a one-woman play - has not been performed since successful runs in two London theatres in 2013. Our second production is under discussion. For the third production (and the second if discussions do not bear fruit) submissions will be sought from Edinburgh-based theatre creatives; the winning group will get free theatre hire and publicity for the Fringe run. Details to be posted in November.

Edinburgh Fringe 2018
Martin Foreman's Casanova Dreaming

Casanova Dreaming

"the kind of gem we like to stumble upon at the Fringe" ... "well worth seeing" ... "talented cast act out a fast paced show with a tight script" ... "intriguing and engaging"
public reviews

"a generous piece of writing ... well done"
public review
Martin Foreman's Volpone

Martin Foreman's Volpone

"I really enjoyed this performance ... Go and see it"
"A strong lead [Alastair Lawless] carries the title role ... Mosca is one of theatre's great parts, and [Vanashree Thapliyal] has good comic timing"
public reviews
"A very enjoyable way to see one of the masterpieces of Jacobean theatre."

Two Venetians - one fictional, one historical; one comic, one serious; a famous lover and a famous trickster - were brought to life by Arbery Productions for three-week runs at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2018. Award-winning writer Martin Foreman's four-star adaptation of Ben Jonson's Volpone, first seen at the Fringe in 2017 was revived as a two-act play, while his new one-act drama Casanova Dreaming looked at the life of Italy's most famous lover.
Founded in London in 2013 and based in Edinburgh since 2014, Arbery Productions is an occasional group of theatre creators with a track record of successful productions.

2018 Edinburgh Fringe
Casanova Dreaming by Martin Foreman
Volpone by Ben Jonson, adapted by Martin Foreman
     originally an EGTG production at the 2017 Fringe

2016 Edinburgh Fringe
The Rose and Crown by J B Priestley
      4 stars, British Theatre Guide,

2013-2014, various theatres in London and Edinburgh Fringe
Desire and Pursuit: three one-man plays about beauty, faith and obsession
      4 stars, Broadway Baby

2013, King's Head Theatre and OSO Theatre, London
Californian Lives by Martin Foreman: three one-(wo)man plays about love
      "utterly convincing portraits of love" Broadway World

Ben Jonson's Volpone adapted by Martin Foreman

All Edinburgh Theatre

Playscript of the new adaptation
of the classic comedy, with
Mosca and Corbaccia now women

This production company has signed up to the Protecting Actors Fringe Charter, helping to ensure all cast and crew involved operate under safe and fair working conditions.
Protecting Actors : SHIELD:9899

Supporting Edinburgh Theatre


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