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Divided City

Theresa Breslin’s novel Divided City explores religious tension in Scotland through a gripping tale about two Glaswegian boys, one Celtic fan, one Rangers fan, who must find their own answers in a divided world.

First performed in 2011 at the Citizens Theatre, 20,000 young people, have experienced this inspiring piece of theatre and its important message of tolerance and friendship so far.

On this page, you’ll find details of the previous iterations of this project, links to documentaries and interviews about the production and audio/visual resources to help teachers involved in the project to engage their classes*.

Follow Divided City on Twitter and Facebook, and see photos from the Spring 2014 events on Flickr.

Divided City through the years

Divided City 2011-12 Divided City was first performed at the Citizens Theatre with young people from Glasgow secondary schools.

Divided City (South Lanarkshire) 2013 Working with South Lanarkshire Culture and Leisure, Divided City was re-staged. It involved secondary school children from all over South Lanarkshire.

Divided City (North Lanarkshire) 2014-15 Following great success, the project was extended to 44 North Lanarkshire primary schools.

Divided City (Renfrewshire) 2015-16 The project returns to work with schools in Renfrewshire.

Divided City (West Dunbartonshire) 2016-17 The project will work with 12 schools in West Dunbartonshire from September 2016.

Divided City Primary Resource Pack 2017

Divided City Homework Task 2017

Divided City Secondary School Resource Pack 2017

Divided City Primary Resource Pack reduced

Divided City Synopsis

* PLEASE NOTE All rights whatsoever in this play and the original music are strictly reserved and application for performances etc should be made before rehearsals to Katie at Knight Hall Agency .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No extract or adaptation of the play or the book is allowed without prior permission.

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