This festival finished on Saturday 26 January 2013, and this page is being kept for archival purposes only.


Monday 21 January - Saturday 26 January 2013


Bedlam Theatre


The Bedlam Festival 2013 (aka BedFest) is a theatre festival to be held Monday 21st - Saturday 26th January 2013 at Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh. We aim to showcase the best of Bedlam Theatre and the EUTC in a week of shows and workshops for the public.

Midday to Midnight, Awesome productions, New writing, Free workshops, Cafe-bar

Cast and Crew

Rachel Bussom
Sebastian King
Box Office Manager
Charlotte Hodge
Cafe Manager
Kirstyn Petras
Marketing Manager
Ian Culleton
Technical Manager
Craig Snowden
Technical Manager
Hayden Ball
Theatre Manager
Clara Jane Mills


Monday 21 January 2013

Farce Workshop

15:00 - 17:30

Tuesday 22 January 2013


Short New Writing from the EUTC

The annual showcase of short new writing returns, with pieces selected by members of the Bedlam Writing Workshop.

We've Become Mango: Talking Limbo

In their latest show, 'Talking Limbo', from the sketch group that brought you 'Ship of Fools: Children of Twelchford' last Fringe, there are new sketches and new laughs.

Stuck in purgatory after a bank heist gone wrong, this Edinburgh-based sketch troupe will have to perform the show of…

EUSOG Workshop

12:00 - 14:00

Techie Training Workshop

14:30 - 18:00

Wednesday 23 January 2013

'Night, mother

There's no reason to stay...except to keep you company... I'm not very good company. Am I.

I’m not gonna show up-so there’s no reason to stay…except to keep you company. And that’s not reason enough…cause…


Three Monologues. Three Writers. Three Actors. (Three hours) Note: Not three hours.

Write a monologue, act in another and direct the remainder. This three-man team of Callum O’Dwyer, Andy Edwards and J…


Always talk to strangers.

Imagine soulmates do exist. Imagine you’ve let yours pass you by. Imagine you’ve bought a drink from them in the pub,…

The Birthday Party

'"What makes you think you exist?"'

A dark, enigmatic play by Harold Pinter, set in a boarding house with only one lodger, Stanley Webber. Two mysterious…

Impstech Workshop

21:00 - 22:30

The Improverts - BedFest 2013

Wednesday 23 January - Friday 25 January

Always different, Always funny.

Lightning-fast wit from the long-running improvisational comedy troupe local to Edinburgh. The Improverts play short-…

Thursday 24 January 2013

After The End

The only way people can destroy you is if you let them make you become something else.

Louise wakes up after a night at the pub to discover she has been rescued from a nuclear attack by her paranoid ex-co…

Fringe Workshop

14:00 - 18:30

Shakespeare Workshop

12:00 - 14:00

Friday 25 January 2013

Hedda Gabler

A Norwegian tale of love and betrayal.

BedFest brings Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s brilliant, satirical and controversial ‘Hedda Gabler’ to the Bedla…

Relief Theatre Workshop

12:00 - 14:00

Monologues Workshop

14:30 - 17:30

ImpsTech Workshop

21:00 - 22:30

Saturday 26 January 2013


That's what family means, each generation destroying itself willingly, for what comes after.

Set in the small American town of Independence, the play, by Lee Blessing, focuses on the relationship between manipu…

24 Hour Play

You've got 24 hours to unleash the Silly, the Madness and the Spectacular.

The madness returns to Bedlam in a play entirely written, produced, directed, rehearsed, acted, designed, staged and …

The Tales Of Beedle The Bard

"I still have time for a bit of Beedle"

The Charity Matinee of Bedlam Festival 2013. Join the Weasley and Potter kids as their grandmother, Molly, transport…

Improverts Workshop

12:00 - 14:00

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Wednesday 13 February - Thursday 14 February

“We’re actors! We’re the opposite of people!”

What goes on in the court of Denmark behind the Prince’s back? The EUTC presents a stunning new production of Tom Sto…