Did you know… ?
The 1995 Festival programme is the only programme missing from this timeline! If you have a copy, please get in touch…
However, we do know that in 1995:
Australia’s Victoria State Opera brought the first ever opera to the Festival – and it was set in cyberspace. Check the media gallery for some very ‘90s emoji costumes.
Glasgow’s TAG theatre made their Festival debut with Liz Lochhead’s Magic Island, a reworking of The Tempest.
A show called Feet First is one of Gill Robertson’s earliest Festival memories. Now the Artistic Director of Catherine Wheels, she remembers: “I’d never seen anything like it. I thought it was bizarre. We’re much more used to avant-garde theatre now, but then it was like… WHAT?”