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Cora Bissett and David Greig’s life-affirming, song-filled Scottish drama returns!
Based on the true story of seven feisty teenagers, their lives change forever when their school friend and her asylum-seeking family are forcibly taken from their home to be deported. The young women are galvanised to take a stand and fight for the life of their friend and, ultimately, for the rights of all children of asylum-seekers.
The real Glasgow Girls’ story became one of the most powerful asylum campaigns in recent history - challenging the government, capturing the imagination of the media and inspiring a whole community to unite behind its residents.
Smash hit 2012. Made In Scotland showcase 2016.
Recommended for age 12+
For full tour dates see corabissett.co.uk
Pachamama Productions, National Theatre of Scotland, Theatre Royal Stratford East & Regular Music present in association with Citizens Theatre & Richard Jordan Productions Ltd
- 30 Aug 2016 to 3 Sep 2016
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- 30 Aug 2016 @ 7.30pm
- 31 Aug 2016 @ 1.30pm
- 31 Aug 2016 @ 7.30pm
- 1 Sep 2016 @ 10.30am
- 1 Sep 2016 @ 7.30pm
2 Sep 2016 @ 7.30pm
- 3 Sep 2016 @ 2.30pm
- 3 Sep 2016 @ 7.30pm
2hrs 15mins (including interval)
£12.50 - £22.50
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Conceived for the stage and directed by Cora Bissett
Book - David Greig
Musical Director - Gavin Whitworth
Musical Producer - Michael Asante
Costumes & Set - Jessica Brettle
Choreography - Natasha Gilmore
Original score - MC Soom T, Patricia Panther Cora Bissett & The Kielty Brothers
Emma - Kara Swinney
Jennifer - Shannon Swan
Roza - Sophia Lewis
Amal - Aryana Ramkhalawon
Noreen - Terry Neason
“The most politically engaged and enraged British musical since Blood Brothers”
“True raw power”
“The kind of explosion of great popular theatre that every city and every nation needs”
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