A selection of the latest media releases and general news from the Eastgate.

David Hayman in Peebles

With film and tv credits that include The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Taboo, Trial & Retribution and Macbeth – and currently starring on screen in Fisherman’s Friends: One and All – David Hayman is one of Scotland’s most respected actors.

Relive the Battle of Mt Ventoux

Cycling fans are in for a treat at the Eastgate Theatre on 16 Sept when 2Magpies Theatre tours its production of Ventoux – a dramatic retelling of one of the most memorable stage races in the history of the Tour de France.

Star Turns This July

The Eastgate Theatre welcomes some seriously big guns in July with performances by The Unthanks, a special club night hosted by James Yorkston, plus Ralph Fiennes in blistering form in an exhilarating new play from David Hare for the National Theatre.

Seeking Soul and Salt Spray

A writer and historian of many talents, David Gange’s first books were cultural histories of the nineteenth century, but this equally acclaimed nature writer also has a deep love of the mountains and the sea – a passion that brings him to the Eastgate Theatre as a headline speaker at the Peebles Outdoor Film Festival on 18 June.

Music to make the Ears Glad

Folk music of the most exquisite kind takes centre stage at the Eastgate Theatre over the next fortnight with performances by some of the finest talent from either side of the Irish Sea.

Peebles Hosts International Film Festival

Final preparations are being made ahead of the inaugural Scotland International Festival of Cinema – a chance for cinephiles to meet the stars of tomorrow as an international cast of actors, directors and crew descend on Peebles for a six-day celebration of the very best in independent film.

Fantasy Epic Comes to the Stage

Phillip Pullman’s tale of a terrifying manhunt and a tiny child who holds the fate of the future comes to the stage in dazzling fashion in the National Theatre’s production of The Book of Dust (La Belle Savage).

Food for the Body, Mind and Spirit

An acclaimed series of dance and movement sessions designed to support those who live with Parkinson’s disease (and their friends and carers) is being extended by the Eastgate Theatre with a new block running weekly from 28 April through until June.

Trees inspire Tunes

Scottish multi-instrumentalist and composer Hamish Napier brings music from his award winning album The Woods to the Eastgate Theatre on Friday 18 March at 7.30pm