This festival finished on Sunday 18 September 2022, and this page is being kept for archival purposes only.

Welcome Week 2022


Monday 12 September - Sunday 18 September 2022


Bedlam Theatre


the EUTC


Welcome to Bedlam! Welcome to theatre in Edinburgh!

This year, Bedlam Theatre hosted the Edinburgh University Theatre Welcome Week again, with over 60 events for you to get to know new people, new interests, and the theatre societies of Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Theatre Company (EUTC), Theatre Paradok, Footlights, Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group (EUSOG), Edinburgh Studio Opera (ESO). This has now ended, but this page still has a lot of useful information on how to get involved.

Cast and Crew


Archivist George Manchester

Co-Tech Manager Matias Krook

Co-Tech Manager Mallory Smith

Creative Director Mick Zijdel

Front of House / Box Office Alex Mohan Morzeria-Davis

Marketing Manager Izzy Ponsford

Programmer Freya Game

Socials Coordinator Catriona McIntyre

Theatre Manager Lois Zonnenberg

Monday 12 September 2022

The Improverts Welcome Week 2022

Monday 12 September - Friday 16 September

Always different, always funny!

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Bedlam Theatre Reopening Ceremony!

912 days after our final show, Bedlam Theatre is finally reopening! We invite all our new, current and old members to...

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Intro to Tech and Backstage

Come to have a chat about different tech and backstage opportunities in the Edinburgh theatre scene, meet other techi...

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Intro to Archiving

Find out more about the history of this 151 year old society, its gothic-church theatre, and how to get involved in t...

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Getting Stuck into Theatre

Open to everyone wanting to get involved with Edinburgh student theatre! There will be information about the theatre ...

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Bedlam Theatre Tour and Questions

Monday 12 September - Sunday 18 September

Ever wonder what is inside a theatre? The Bedlam Theatre is a unique, student-run theatre in a neo-gothic church. Com...

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Intro to Gardening

Do you want to do some gardening? Are you annoyed with the lack of space in your uni flat for you to grow stuff? Come...

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Lighting 101

Monday 12 September - Friday 16 September

From ladders and lanterns to rigging and focusing. This practical, hands-on workshop introduces you to the basics of ...

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Improverts Tech Workshop

Join The Improverts’ Tech Managers for a peek behind the scenes at how they set up and tech an improvised comedy show...

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Theatre Screening

Come and join us for a night of amazing theatre but with popcorn! We will be screening a fantastic Performance (which...

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Tuesday 13 September 2022

Coffee Morning in the Bedlam Theatre Cafe

Want to start your Welcome Week morning the right way? Join us for free coffee and tea in the Bedlam cafe and have a ...

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EUSOG Auditions Workshop

An introduction to all things auditions with EUSOG! Come along for a workshop to help you with your audition skills, ...

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Intro to Lighting Design

Introduction to the basics of lighting design for theatre. The why’s and how’s of the creative process of theatre lig...

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Intro to Stage Management

Introduction to the basics of lighting design for theatre. The why’s and how’s of the creative process of theatre lig...

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Intro to Theatre Paradok

Come meet the committee of Theatre Paradok, an Edinburgh University theatre society that is experimental without bein...

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Friday 16 September 2022

Hamlet: The Play The Panto The Musical

Theatre Paradok presents: “Hamlet: The Play The Panto The Musical” written by Hannah McGregor. Boy meets Girl, Boy m...

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Sunday 18 September 2022


In this two woman reimagining, when Macbeth is led to believe he is destined to become King, his power-hungry partner...

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