It's school sports day. Teachers, parents, families and pupils gather on the school playing field to witness the annual summer spectacle. Skint knees, grass stains and forgotten gutties. A day of winners and losers. A day that will burn bright in the memory of the young and the not so young. A revue show featuring great new songs alongside funny and moving sketches inspired by Glasgow and its people.
This production will be presented by a cast of non-professional performers drawn from all areas of the city and accompanied by a live band.
Sponsored by Scott+Co
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Contributors to Sports Day
Sports Day features a collection of new writing from some of Scotland’s best known playwrights and song-writers.
Davey Anderson, Peter Arnott, Alan Bissett, Nalini Chetty, Rachel Clive, Liam Harkins, DC Jackson, John Kielty, Alan McHugh, Linda McLean, Gary McNair, Johnny McKnight, Douglas Maxwell, Ian Pattison, Lynda Radley, Julia Taudevin, Martin Travers, Eugene Kelly, John Kielty, Claire McKenzie, Jill O’Sullivan, Alun Woodward.
“I have nothing but positive memories about sport, which was a big part of my upbringing”
Guy Hollands speaking to The Scotsman
“We wanted Sports Day to be largely celebratory,and to celebrate the power of community spirit in sport.”
Guy Hollands spoke to The Herald about Sports Day
“I was a bit of a sports star at my primary school”
Joyce Falconer relives her Sports Day memories in Evening Times
Cast & Creative Team
Guy Hollands Director Neil Packham Director Martin Travers Writer Neil Haynes Designer Stuart Jenkins LX Designer Michael John McCarthy Composer/Musical Director Emily Jane Boyle Movement Director
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