Welcome to BACKSTAGE, our space to see news, behind the scenes, development and documentation of our projects.

10 Jun 2024

Meet the Positive Stories for Negative Times Season 4 Writers

Wonder Fools and the Traverse Theatre are delighted to reveal the six new writers as part of Positive Stories for…

29 Apr 2024

Job Opportunity: Technician

Wonder Fools are recruiting a technician to work alongside the creative team of our soon to be announced Edinburgh Fringe show for 2024.

31 Oct 2023

The Kelton Hill Sharing Reactions

In October 2023 we spent a week rehearsing with our Young D&G Collaborators and six actors for our sharing of…

19 Oct 2023

549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War – Documentary

Created by Robbie Gordon and Jack Nurse – founders of Wonder Fools and writers of 549, the show was first…

23 Aug 2023

Positive Stories Festivals – Partners, Writers and Group Leaders

During the Positive Stories Festivals we spoke to the group leaders of the participants, the writers of each play and…

22 Aug 2023

Positive Stories Festivals – Youth Board Experience

The Wonder Fools Youth Board talk about their experience since joining the board two years ago, their journey with Positive…

21 Aug 2023

Positive Stories Festivals – Participants’ Reactions

The young participants of the first ever Positive Stories Festival tell us what was their favourite part of the experience…

26 May 2023

D&G Young Collaborators – May 2023 Development

In Autumn 2021 we delivered theatre skills workshops to schools across Dumfries & Galloway and through these workshops, employed six…

23 Feb 2023

Positive Stories Season Three – Panel Discussion

Our Positive Stories for Negative Times: Season 3 playwrights sat down for a panel discussion during our Positive Stories Festivals…

20 Feb 2023

PSFNT3: Are You A Robot? by Tim Crouch

Positive Stories For Negative Times: Season Three – Are You A Robot? Two groups of children meet. They look the…