The Brunton’s Festival Days at the Races

Illyria’s production of Much Ado About Nothing
Illyria’s production of Much Ado About Nothing

Brunton Classical Online


From: 13 Aug 2021

To: 22 Aug 2021

Musselburgh Racecourse
Linkfield Road
Edinburgh & the Lothians
EH21 7RG

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The Brunton is heading out to Musselburgh Racecourse for a summer of outdoor theatre as part of its Festival Fringe programme*. The outdoor theatre company Illyria performs Shakespeare’s much loved comic play Much Ado About Nothing (Fri 13th August at 7pm. There will be a pop-up cafe/bar). Quantum Theatre brings a new, action-packed adaptation of the classic pirate adventure, Treasure Island. (Saturday 14th August at 1pm & 4pm. Audiences can bring a picnic if they wish – no alcohol permitted.) Scottish Opera’s Pop-up Opera performs two Gilbert & Sullivan favourites, HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance (Saturday 21st August & Sunday 22nd August, var. times).

* The programme also includes a long list of entertainment: Allotment, Big Band BubléCity Breakz, Dougie MacLeanDrever McCusker WoombleFrancis Rossi, Jamie MacDougallSean ShibeMuch Ado About Nothing and Treasure Island.

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