Mon, 06 April, 2020 — Sat, 11 April, 2020

Please note this play ended on Sat, 11 April, 2020.

By Lorna Martin | Directed By Mo Carr

Cast: Christina Strachan

Italy, 1984. Scotland’s Rose Reilly scores for Italy, helping them win the women’s World Cup.  Earlier, in Scotland, Rose is expelled from school, sacked from her job, handed a lifetime ban by the Scottish Football Association. The incredible true story of a girl from Ayrshire who refused to play by society’s discriminatory rules.

Rose Reilly, photograph by Ross McDairmant / The Guardian

Presented in Association with Traverse Theatre and The Beacon, Greenock.

Women’s football trailblazer Rose Reilly’s life story set to be brought to the stage (The Scotsman, 14 January 2020)

Christina Strachan

Lorna Martin is an award-winning TV scriptwriter. She created the 6-part comedy drama series Women on the Verge with Catastrophe’s Sharon Horgan. Lorna won an RTS Scotland Writer award for the series. It was also nominated for a Broadcasting Press Guilt award 2018 for best comedy series. 

Lorna is also an award-winning journalist and previously worked as Scotland Editor of The Observer.

This is Lorna’s second A Play, A Pie, and A Pint, following Party Politics, a dark comedy about motherhood, in 2018.

Please note this play ended on Sat, 11 April, 2020.
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