We are Friends of Bedlam, an alumni association for friends of the Edinburgh University Theatre Company (formerly the Edinburgh University Dramatics Society) which has, of course, been housed since the early eighties in the legendary Bedlam Theatre.

We’re an association for anyone who has ever been a member of the EUTC (or EUDS), for anyone who has ever produced or performed at the Bedlam Theatre and for anyone who wants to support student theatre in Edinburgh.

If you’re looking for current information on Bedlam Theatre and the EUTC, or Bedlam Fringe, check out their websites too.

Our Mission

We exist to:

  • Provide a network so former EUTC members can stay in touch
  • Provide a link between former members and current members of the EUTC
  • Support the EUTC and Bedlam Theatre
  • Document the history of the Society

We do this by:

  • Running a website which includes a directory of alumni, archive of the EUTC/EUDS’s history and message board for alumni news
  • Publishing a newsletter keeping alumni up to date on the lives of former friends and colleagues, and on the EUTC’s current activities
  • Supporting the EUTC by providing a link to the expertise of alumni working in the arts

The Friends of Bedlam committee are ex-Bedlamites with full-time jobs, but who still want to help foster a Bedlam community outside our building, and online. If you can help us by submitting a photo, writing a story, or just want to re-connect with old Bedlamites, please …

Join Us

As a member, you’ll be able to build up your profile and you’ll have access to the members directory where you can get in touch with old friends (a little bit like Facebook but tailored to include things like shows you people were involved in). Finally you’ll receive a newsletter twice a year with information on Bedlamites both past and present. To join, click here.