One in a Million

Mon, 05 October, 2015 — Sat, 10 October, 2015

By Cathy Forde | Directed By Stephen Darcy

Presented in association with Aberdeen Performing Arts and the Traverse Theatre

Susan is a young woman from Blantyre with somewhere else she’d far rather be than the project room in a Glasgow school where she meets Gerry, a handyman and pub-quiz fan who never passes up on an opportunity for fact-finding.

Cathy Forde from Glasgow has written novels, plays, short stories, musicals and pantomimes. Her best-selling novel, Fat Boy Swim won the Grampian Children’s Book Award ‘Winner of Winners’ in 2014 and her adaptation is on commission with National Theatre of Scotland. She works extensively as a creative writing mentor for young people, most recently Toonspeak in Glasgow and has served twice as Scottish Booktrust virtual writer-in-residence. ‘The Blitz Next Door’ the re-written version of her first published novel for children from 2001 has just been republished by Floris Books.

‘One In A Million’ is Cathy’s third playpiepint, following ‘The Sunday Lesson’ and ‘Supply’.