THE ARCHES HEADS EAST FOR THE FRINGE

Following last year’s sell-out runs of Rob Drummond’s Bullet Catch and Kieran Hurley’s Beats, The Arches will this year once again be at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with WHATEVER GETS YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT and Robert Softley’s IF THESE SPASMS COULD SPEAK


WHATEVER GETS YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT

The Arches’ critically acclaimed award-winning show, Whatever Gets You Through The Night, an ambitious multi-disciplinary music and theatre performance, is to be performed at the magnificent Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh as part of the prestigious Made in Scotland showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013.

This unique live show, featuring music, theatre, circus and cabaret was created by Cora Bissett with Edinburgh-based band Swimmer One and acclaimed writer David Greig.
Showcasing new work from over 20 writers, musicians and artists from across Scotland, the show tells stories from around the country between midnight and 4am: a heartfelt goodbye on the shores of Loch Lomond, a Skype affair between two people who have never met, a man searching for a gay lover in ‘the palace of light’, a stoner in meltdown, and a glorious Broadway-style homage to Scotland’s other native dish, chips and cheese. Meet lost souls, party animals and dreamers in a snapshot of an entire nation at its most vulnerable and revealing.

Whatever Gets You Through the Night features brand new words and music from Scottish musicians and writers including Errors, Alan Bissett, Rachel Sermanni, Withered Hand, David Greig, RM Hubbert, Wounded Knee, Kieran Hurley, Alan Spence, Ricky Ross, Emma Pollock, Kirstin Innes, Isabel Wright, Swimmer One, Bigg Taj, Stef Smith, and Talkingmakesnosense.

Robert Softley’s IF THESE SPASMS COULD SPEAK

Robert Softley returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with his sensational one-man show, If These Spasms Could Speak, presented in association with The Arches, as part of the prestigious Made in Scotland showcase.

Drawing upon real stories from other disabled people, as well as Robert’s own experiences, the show explores the way in which their bodies have an impact on how they live their lives, and how they are seen by others. These stories, whether sad, funny, touching or surprising, offer an enlightening insight into what it means to be disabled.

If These Spasms Could Speak was one of the highlights of The Arches’ BEHAVIOUR festival in 2012, receiving critical acclaim during the complete sell-out run.

PRESS RELEASE: THE ARCHES "LEFT WITH NO OTHER CHOICE" THAN TO GO INTO ADMINISTRATION

PRESS RELEASE: THE ARCHES GRANTED ADVANCE ON AGREED FUNDING FROM CREATIVE SCOTLAND AND GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL

A JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE ARCHES, CREATIVE SCOTLAND AND GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL

PRESS RELEASE: THE ARCHES BOARD TAKES LEGAL ADVICE OVER LICENCE DECISION

THANK YOU.

A STATEMENT FROM MARK ANDERSON ON TODAY'S LICENSING BOARD DECISION

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#BHVR2015: EMPOWERING THE AUDIENCE - AN INTERVIEW WITH CONEY'S TOM BOWTELL

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#BHVR2015: SCOTLAND THE BREAD - A LOAF-CHANGING EXPERIENCE!

#BHVR2015: PETER MCMASTER INTERVIEW

#BHVR2015: Q&A WITH GARY GARDINER, CO-CREATOR OF DANCER

#BHVR2015 PODCASTS: CHRIS THORPE INTERVIEW

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#BHVR2015: MULTIDIMENSIONAL TEXTS - AN INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST, WRITER & PERFORMER TIM ETCHELLS

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IMPORTANT: A STATEMENT FROM THE ARCHES - PLEASE READ

AN UPDATE ON TODAY'S LICENSING BOARD HEARING

AN UPDATE ON THE EARLY CLOSURE OF GBX EASTER BUNNY (28/03/2015)

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A SPACE IBIZA PLAYLIST BY VILMOS (THE SHIMMY, CLUB SHANGRILA)

ALTHOUGH IT'S BEEN SAID MANY TIMES, MANY WAYS...

A FEW QUESTIONS FOR UMMET OZCAN

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DUSKY BRING FUNKINEVIL, TOM TRAGO, YOUANDEWAN AND PALMS TRAX TO GLASGOW

THE ARCHES COMMUNITY CHOIR SONGRAISER A STUNNING SUCCESS!

COLOURS LAUNCH NEW RECORD LABEL - GET INVOLVED!

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BOYSNOIZE RECORDS

THE VERDICT: AL SEED'S OOG

LEGENDARY CLUB SPACE IBIZA CELEBRATE THEIR 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE ARCHES

AN INTERVIEW WITH AL SEED

THE ARCHES WEEKEND PLAYLIST, FT. ETON MESSY, BOYS NOIZE, DEFECTED RECORDS AND MORE

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THE CAST OF ENDURANCE REFLECT

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ZOOM PRESENTS: INTERVIEWS WITH MARCEL WOODS AND CRAIG CONNELLY

TALKING BANKSY WITH STV

Q&A: CHRIS LIEBING [CLR RECORDS]

THE ARCHES' EARLY DAYS ON REFERENDUM TONIGHT

GET READY FOR THE WEEKEND WITH OUR FRIDAY PLAYLIST!

ARCHES BRICK AWARD 2014: GUTTERLY BRILLIANT WINNERS ANNOUNCED

THE CHOIR IS BACK! THURSDAY 7 AUGUST 2014

INTEC AMBASSADOR: JON RUNDELL

A MOMENT'S PEACE, CREATIVE WOMEN AND MONTHS OF SEARCHING...

THE RETURN OF GHOSTFACE KILLAH

CARL COX RETURNS TO THE ARCHES WITH INTEC DIGITAL

TALK ABOUT AN UNCOMMON WEALTH OF TALENT...

JUNGLE PERFORM LIVE ON THE JIMMY KIMMEL SHOW

THE GUARDIAN INTERVIEW THE 'BRITISH HOUSE MAFIA'

OPENING UP CLUB CULTURE: AN INTERVIEW WITH LATE

IMPORTANT CUSTOMER INFORMATION

TRIBUTE TO ARCHES ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE ADRIAN HOWELLS

ARCHES UP FOR NATIONAL SUCCESS AT BEST BAR NONE AWARDS

THE ARCHES SEEKING ARTISTS/PRODUCERS/COLLECTIVES FOR DARK BEHAVIOUR

PLATFORM 18: NEW DIRECTIONS AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

THE ARCHES GRABS GOLD IN BEST BAR NONE AWARDS ONCE AGAIN!

VOTE FOR THE ARCHES IN THE BEST BAR NONE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS

THE ARCHES REACHES WIRELESS AMB:IT:ION

THE ARCHES HEADS EAST FOR THE FRINGE

STRATHCLYDE POLICE ISSUE SAFETY ADVICE FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

THE ARCHES WINS CREATIVE SCOTLAND THEATRE AWARD FOR WHATEVER GETS YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT

ARCHES BRICK AWARD 2012 WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED

THE ARCHES RETURNS FROM EDINBURGH FRINGE 2012 WITH A FEW AWARDS

VOTE FOR CONFLUX TO WIN AT NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS

BEATS WINS BEST PLAY AT THE CATS 2012

BEATS UP FOR CATS 2012

PROPOSALS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR ARCHES LIVE AND BLACKBOX GRADUATE VISUAL ART AWARD

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FOURTH OVERALL GOLD WIN FOR THE ARCHES AT BEST BAR NONE AWARDS 2011

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BRICK AWARD 2011 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

MAY I HAVE THE PLEASURE...? WINS TOTAL THEATRE AWARD

ANCNOC BLACKBOX GRADUATE VISUAL ARTS AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED

ARCHES ANNOUNCE 2011 EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE SHOWS

REFUGEE WEEK - COURAGE EXHIBITION AND FILM TO LAUNCH AT ARCHES

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ELIZA CARTHY AND MOTHER SCOOP TWO BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARDS

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