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LOSING THE RAG

Mon, 27 August, 2018 — Sat, 01 September, 2018

Cast: Martin Donaghy, Louise Ludgate, & Gerry Mulgrew The Avondale Advertiser is a local paper on the brink – sales are falling, complaints are rising and management are beset by Brexit levels of confusion. The bewildered staff have one final chance to save the paper and their jobs – find a new future online. But each […]

OUTSIDE IN

Mon, 03 September, 2018 — Sat, 08 September, 2018

Cast: Katie Barnett, Cristian Ortega & Martin Quinn Jay hasn’t left his flat in years due to a fear of the outside world exacerbated by an endless cycle of TV news. It’s not a problem though, online shopping and his Mum are all he really needs anyway. But when a gun is inexplicably posted through […]

TAP DANCING WITH JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

Mon, 10 September, 2018 — Sat, 15 September, 2018

Paris, Spring 1956, where Fred Astaire, the world’s greatest dancer, Jean-Paul Sartre, the world’s most influential philosopher and Audrey Hepburn, the world’s most beautiful woman, meet in a musical comedy about existentialism, the meaning of life and tap dancing your way to happiness…it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing! Produced in […]

THE LOTTERY TICKET

Mon, 17 September, 2018 — Sat, 22 September, 2018

Cast: Nebli Basani, Steven Duffy & Helen Mallon Salih and Jacek are on a run of bad luck. Salih’s asylum claim has been turned down, Jacek hasn’t been able to send money to his wife in Krakow for two months, and they’ve just been ejected from their hostel for “rowdy behaviour”. But when a lottery […]

TIPPING THE HAT

Mon, 24 September, 2018 — Sat, 29 September, 2018

Cast: Gordon Cree & John Jack Presented in classic revue format, Tipping The Hat provides a different lunchtime experience by bringing the satirical songs of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann, a stage duo of the fifties and sixties, to a contemporary audience. Two men and a piano invite you to enjoy some silliness, be touched […]

IT WISNAE ME

Mon, 01 October, 2018 — Sat, 06 October, 2018

A police interview room.  A table.   Jock has been huckled for a crime he says he didn’t commit: imperialism.  He has been spotted at the scene, but is it what it looks like?  Or is Jock, despite what he claims, a racist himself?  It Wisnae Me is a political satire posing the question: of Scotland’s […]

THE LAST PICTURE SHOW

Mon, 08 October, 2018 — Sat, 13 October, 2018

Before the war Bob was a budding musician, playing along to silent movies in the Picture Houses of Glasgow, a job he loved. December 1918, he returns from France, blinded, scarred and stuck in a small town with no job prospects. As the action moves between the last few months of WW1 and the immediate […]

A CHANGE IN MANAGEMENT

Mon, 15 October, 2018 — Sat, 20 October, 2018

When they receive a tip-off that one of their employees may be a sex offender who has escaped justice, the managers of a Glasgow warehouse find themselves at odds over what should be done – with catastrophic results. A Change in Management is an edgy comedy exploring governance, ideology and the volatile nature of public […]

KING KEICH

Mon, 22 October, 2018 — Sat, 27 October, 2018

It is the age of King Keich! Game show host King Keich rises to the highest position in the land bringing chaos, mayhem & mass murder in his wake. Inspired by Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi, with an added dose of Punch and Judy, King Keich is an absurdist romp about the pursuit of power. Louise Welsh is the author […]

THE BISCUIT

Mon, 29 October, 2018 — Sat, 03 November, 2018

Spiky, intellectual Prime Minister Ellis Gregory and his wife Sam are trapped in a safe room during a security alert, and so is friendly cleaner Colin and his trusty vacuum. When a number of explosions rock the outside of the shelter, the physically imposing Colin realises that a frail sickly man in a pin striped […]

WE INTERRUPT THIS PROGRAMME

Mon, 05 November, 2018 — Sat, 10 November, 2018

57 channels and nothin’ on,” as Bruce Springsteen once sang. There’s no escaping the media, but in an era of ‘Fake News’, tabloid sensationalism and mass distraction how do often do we stop and question what we’re being told? Who gets to decide what’s news and to what end? After their previous sell-out shows at Oran […]

OSCAR SLATER – THE TRIAL THAT SHAMED A CITY

Mon, 12 November, 2018 — Sat, 17 November, 2018

On the 6th of May, 1909, Oscar Slater, a Jewish immigrant, was sentenced to death for the brutal murder of an 83-year-old Glasgow woman, Marion Gilchrist. Slater’s trial and its astonishing aftermath constitute one of the most shameful episodes in the history of Scottish Justice. Through police corruption and public bigotry, justice was never served […]

TURNS OF THE TIDE

Mon, 19 November, 2018 — Sat, 24 November, 2018

Sisters, Sandy and Rose claim to be identical in almost every way: Runaway winners of Butlin’s talent competition 1959, they’ve been tartan-clad singing sensation, “The Heather Belles” ever since. For the last 20 years they’ve entertained exhaustively on Mediterranean cruise-ships. So, when an administrative glitch frees them to spend Christmas in Boness with their elderly […]