Grid Iron is a multi-award winning theatre company committed to producing exciting new work in a variety of spaces and locations. During the 15 years they have been producing they have amassed 27 awards and a further 19 nominations covering all aspects of their work from acting, writing and use of music to design, stage management and technical excellence.
"Grid Iron is not just a Scottish national treasure but one of the companies that has shaped British theatre over the last 20 years." The Guardian
"We are fortunate in Scotland to have one of the best exponents of the site-specific genre in the world in Grid Iron." The Scotsman
"Grid Iron are surely now one of the most sophisticated site-specific theatre makers in Europe." The Times
"Grid Iron, one of Scotland's boldest and most influential groups of the last two decades." The Telegraph
We were delighted that our new show, Leaving Planet Earth, was part of Edinburgh International Festival 2013. You can find out more about it at www.eif.co.uk/leavingplanetearth
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Huxley's Lab, a co-production between Grid Iron and Lung Ha's Theatre Company in association with Edinburgh Festival Theatre
1st - 9th April 2010 - University of Edinburgh Informatics Forum as part of Edinburgh International Science Festival
- Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland - Best Ensemble
Barflies, adapted from stories by Charles Bukowski
7th – 31st August 2009 - Edinburgh Festival
- Scotsman Fringe First
- Herald Angel
Full list of awards
“Site-specific theatre is perhaps the most vigorously disciplined, and, when it’s good, exhilarating form of theatre you can come across. And when is it good? When Grid Iron does it.”
Photographs on this site are by various photographers including:
Keith Brame, Richard Campbell, Douglas Jones, Douglas McBride & Tim Morozzo.