Paines Plough's Roundabout turns to Edinburgh

David Chadderton

Paines Plough has announced a full programme for the fourth year of its Roundabout portable theatre at Summerhall for Edinburgh Fringe 2017 before a UK tour in autumn.

Paines Plough will co-produce premières of three new plays with Orange Tree Theatre by Brad Birch (Black Mountain), Elinor Cook (Out of Love) and Sarah McDonald-Hughes (How To Be A Kid), all starring Hasan Dixon, Katie Elin-Salt and Sally Messham. There will also be a return for Sam Steiner's Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, Duncan Macmillan's Every Brilliant Thing, Stacey Gregg's Scorch and Johnny and the Baptists.

There will also be visiting productions including Middle Child and Hull UK City of Culture’s All We Ever Wanted Was Everything by Luke Barnes, Monsay Whitney’s new play Box Clever produced by nabokov and The Marlowe, the Royal Court Theatre’s production of Manwatching, Dirty Protest’s Sugar Baby by Alan Harris and Nilaja Sun’s Pike St.

Roundabout will be at Summerhall from 4 to 27 August 2017, and will then tour to The Lowry in Salford, Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal, Theatre Royal Margate, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, Darlington Theatre Town, Lighthouse in Poole, Appetite Stoke and Revolution Arts in Luton.