Edinburgh Telephone Choir Annual Concert 2018

Edinburgh Telephone Choir Concert

I hope you won’t mind me asking for your support?  Wednesday 9th, Thursday 10th, and Friday 11th of May are the dates for which we in The Edinburgh Telephone Choir have been rehearsing NIGHT AND DAY – for about eight months! (The attached ‘flier’ shows our Concert details.) The Church Hill Theatre is our venue, … Continue reading

Looking For Something To Do?

Recruitment to The Edinburgh Telephone Choir.

Are you at a loose end, want something different in your life, then why not join the Edinburgh Telephone Choir. If you like singing then why not join and take part in their annual concert at the Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh. Last year, 2016, they celebrated their 70th birthday. The Choir sing songs covering many … Continue reading

Thank You For The Music

Thank You For The Music, is the title of the Edinburgh Telephone Choirs 70th Annual Concert at the Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh on Wednesday 26th, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April 2017. No other choir in the city is quite like this – including the unusual name. The choir was founded in 1947 by Mollie … Continue reading

Sardines Magazine

Sardines

Here is the latest news from Sardines, the magazine for Amateur Theatre, …BRINGING AMATEUR THEATRE TOGETHER IN 2016 Many readers will recall the Amateur Stage Expo, which was due to take place in London three years ago but saw itself unfortunately cancelled at short-notice just before the event’s opening. Despite the disappointing outcome, the original … Continue reading

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Annual Review 2013

2013 Annual Review

THE ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER FOUNDATION ANNUAL REVIEW 2013 We are delighted to be given access to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation 2013 Annual Review with details and updates of all the grants awarded during the year, together with information on their performing arts scholarships and where you can see the foundation’s paintings on exhibition. It’s … Continue reading

Reflections from the back.

Early program photo circa 1989

Looking back on 50 years of Am-Dram with The Smycms is filled with highs and lows, laughter and tears. It really can be quite emotional at the end of Show Week after a successful run of 5 evening performances and a Saturday afternoon matinee. The After Show Party affords you the time to wind down … Continue reading

Elizabeth Fyfe, We salute you.

Elizabeth Fyfe. 04/07/1915 – 03/09/2013 In this, The Smycms Fiftieth year, it is with much sadness that we report  on the death of Elizabeth Fyfe, one of the founding members of our Musical company. Betty, as she was affectionately known by all, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday 3rd September 2013 at the … Continue reading

He never did get to play Tevye.

Paul in one of his many roles as Nicely Nicely from Guys and Dolls.

Paul J. Findlay 04/02/1953 to 03/04/2013 Paul J. Findlay, Chairman of The Smycms for many, many years, passed away on Wednesday 3rd of April 2013 following complications after a short illness. Paul first suffered a stroke in September 2012, he then suffered a second one in March 2013, then as if that wasn’t bad enough … Continue reading

Done that, seen the film, got the T-Shirt.

How to Succeed with so many men

Good to see that this week at the Church Hill Theatre, Tuesday 19th until Saturday 23rd, Edinburgh Musical Theatre (EMT) are staging a wonderful musical called How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Its the story of one mans rise to the top, from window cleaner to Chairman in several easy stages, helped all … Continue reading

Get wise and Advertise.

tit willow, tit willow, tit willow.

Just received the winter/spring 2013 edition of Sardines, a magazine dedicated to promoting amateur theatre in the UK, and it is full of interesting articles and reviews. It also has a show guide where amateur societies can place an unlimited number  of free entries advertising up coming shows, sadly it seems that it hasn’t quite … Continue reading

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