Treading The Borders

…great writing performed by professional actors in interesting venues

Script Writing Opportunity – Brief Encounters

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 in News

Script Writing Opportunity – Brief Encounters

This project is the combination of two plays for touring in August/September 2017 to celebrate the success of the new Borders railway. The first of these plays will be STILL LIFE (1936) by Noel Coward who adapted the play to become the film script for BRIEF ENCOUNTER (1945). The second will be a commissioned piece of new writing chosen from a writing workshop and mentoring programme that should...

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NTS presents The Great Yes, No, Don’t Know Five Minute Theatre Show

Posted on Jun 23, 2014 in News

NTS presents The Great Yes, No, Don’t Know Five Minute Theatre Show

From 5.00pm, Monday 23rd June 2014 The National Theatre of Scotland and The Space present The Great Yes, No, Don’t Know, Five Minute Theatre Show. From 5.00pm on Monday 23rd June 2014, visit the virtual stage on the Five Minute theatre website for 24 hours of live theatre from Scotland and beyond on the theme of ‘Independence’. Featuring a number of Scottish Borders based...

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SPARK GOES OUT WITH A SHOUT

Posted on May 29, 2014 in News

SPARK GOES OUT WITH A SHOUT

Friday 30th May at 7.30pm Chain Bridge – Horncliffe, Berwickshire Writers/Performers:  Jane Houston Green, Carol Norris and Clare Watson Three famous Scottish women – MURIEL SPARK, ELSIE INGLIS, LULU – a writer, doctor/suffragette and singer are on the Chain Bridge, a boundary in the Scottish Borders between Scotland and England. These women are from different generations and begin to...

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Positive “Towards Flodden” Feedback Reported!

Posted on Jan 17, 2014 in News

Positive “Towards Flodden” Feedback Reported!

This letter below was printed in the Southern Reporter newspaper on the 26th September 2013. It comes from one of the many who attended and enjoyed a performance of Towards Flodden, The Script. “I trust I am writing on behalf of the very many people who, over the past two weeks, have attended a performance of “Towards Flodden” given by the recently-established Treading The...

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Towards Flodden – successful opening performances

Posted on Sep 11, 2013 in News

Towards Flodden – successful opening performances

While we had wanted to share the performance at the actual location we really thought Branxton Field would be a wash out… imagined four actors and a director in a small, soggy marquee with a grass floor, a number of deck chairs and a few people aimlessly wandering around. But no!  The sun was shining in a wonderful blue sky, we were in the large marquee with a wooden floor and chairs in a...

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New website goes live

Posted on Aug 27, 2013 in News

New website goes live

Treading the Borders is pleased to have their new and improved website online in time for our up coming staged readings of “Towards Flodden” in September. We hope that you will find our new website easier and quicker to navigate and find information. It is our aim that the website will grow over time. It is certainly going to be easier for us to keep you up-to-date with our latest...

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Tickets for Towards Flodden ON SALE NOW!

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 in News

Tickets for Towards Flodden ON SALE NOW!

Tickets for the staged readings of “Towards Flodden” which are being performed at various venues around the Scottish Borders are on sale now from the online box office at www.borderevents.com Tickets will also be available to purchase locally for the Ford, Yetholm and Coldstream performances at the following places: Lady Waterford Hall, Ford: Ford Post Office (01890 820230) Wauchope...

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Commemorating Flodden

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 in News

Commemorating Flodden

Treading The Borders Theatre Company was established in 2011 with various aims and objectives; one of the most significant being to encourage and support writers living in the Scottish Borders and to give them a platform for their work.  It was soon clear that a number of writers were keen to be included in this process and I wanted to give as many as possible the opportunity to have a vehicle...

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