Rich

EDFRINGE TIPS As everyone gears up for the start of the festival this week - here are 3 top tips for enjoying the festival from our Associate Director Rich.   1. GO DIGITAL Don’t worry about picking up flyers; social media is the new flyering! Save the trees – let’s go digital! Every...

For our second Ed Blog, we thought we’d share with you an article The Stage wrote about The Dreamer after its first performances in Shanghai last October. In it, Rich and Chris explain how the idea for The Dreamer came about, how Gecko and SDAC made the show together and...

As the team head back out to Shanghai to re-work The Dreamer, Rich reflects on one of the most influential moments of last year, and how that impacted on the creation of the show. The Dreamer is Gecko's first ever international co-production (with Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre) and was created...

Here's the first in a series of posts from our man in Shanghai. There is just something about Shanghai that really gets me buzzing. The city has such character, such life. We are living and working in the French concession, a leafy maze of café’s and boutiques, the streets here are...

During the last week of the Edinburgh Fringe I mentioned to some of the Gecko gang over coffee that I hope that within five years the festival will be completely flyer-free. If you haven’t been to the Fringe, you should be warned that you can't walk through any major pedestrian...

Rich cheated outrageously with his list earlier this week. When asked to list 10 potential top shows to see at the festival, Rich sent us two lists (and one of the lists had a sub list!). You can read his first list here: Read EDLOG 2015 - Rich's Top 10 Shows...

Associate Director (and Fringe veteran) Rich Rusk has put together a quick survival guide for the Fringe. Now you're really in the know!   1. GO DIGITAL Don’t worry about picking up flyers; social media is the new flyering! Save the trees - let’s go digital! Every time you walk down The Royal...

After the workshop we are invited by some of the students and the teacher to dinner. We say yes. Mrs Song and Lincoln take us to a beautiful Cantonese place, where they teach us how to wash our plates and cutlery with tea, as is Cantonese tradition. Mrs Song is...

From Wuhan we take another bullet train at 300 km/h across misty hills and paddy fields for five hours to Shenzhen. If I’m honest I am kind of glad to leave Wuhan. I think it was my mid-tour slump, perhaps. I know that Chris Evans and Solene and Chris Swain...