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April 2011


Des Bishop: My Dad Was Nearly James Bond

Des Bishop: My Dad Was Nearly James Bond

Ireland’s favourite comedian, brings his critically acclaimed show to Glasgow. A must-see for comedy fans as he shares the deeply personal tale of his father’s illness, the impact it has had on his family and their sense of humour in dealing with it. Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival.


Staging the Nation

Staging the Nation

NTS have assembled a brilliant cast to present a free play-reading of In Time O' Strife by Joe Corrie. Introduced by Scottish playwright Peter Arnott.


March 2011


Jenny Eclair: Old Dog, New Tricks

Jenny Eclair: Old Dog, New Tricks

As seen on ITV1’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. Jenny Eclair is fifty years old which in dog years would qualify for The Guinness Book of records... (Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival).


Somersaults

Somersaults

Cambridge graduate James has it all: wealth, a beautiful wife, a swanky London flat. But when the creditors move in and his wife moves out, James suddenly finds he’s left with nothing. Nothing but words, and even they are starting to slip away. A work-in-progress by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre). Directed by Vicky Featherstone, part of Reveal.


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Combining Shakespeare’s original text with a cutting-edge style, Headlong's vivid new staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream relocates the bard’s best-loved comedy to a whirlwind of passion in a 1960's Hollywood film studio.


Reveal Double Bill: Count Me In & Love Letters…

Reveal Double Bill: Count Me In & Love Letters…

See two brand new works-in-progress in one night, by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre), from two up-and-coming theatrical talents Gary McNair and Molly Taylor. Part of Reveal.


Love Letters to the Public Transport System

Love Letters to the Public Transport System

A work-in-progress performance of a one woman show exploring the ordinary and extraordinary journeys we make every day, and a chance to finally thank the people who make them possible. Presented by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre) as part of Reveal.


Count Me In

Count Me In

In his latest one man show, Gary McNair investigates how we all live in a political system that none of us signed up to - we were just born into it. Presented as a work-in-progress by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre) as part of Reveal.


Girl X

Girl X

National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre) present the World Premiere of Girl X. Inspired by debates on internet forums, Girl X is a powerful and provocative new fully-staged piece of theatre about an emotive moral quandry from Pol Heyvaert, the creator of the NTS’s extraordinary Aalst.


Death, Dumb, Blonde

Death, Dumb, Blonde

Inhabiting a blurred world between fact and fiction DEATH, Dumb, Blonde is a violent, psycho-analytical thriller that explores the dirt beneath the Hollywood daydream, presented by SeenUnSeen.


Lear’s Daughters

Lear’s Daughters

Part of our student drama season. "When you are Queen, this will be yours. This will be our secret - just you and me - and you mustn't tell." Presented by XLC Theatre Company in association with Langside College.


February 2011


The Birthday Party

The Birthday Party

Part of our student drama season. Regarded as Pinter’s first masterpiece, The Birthday Party is a classic of the modern stage. Presented by City of Glasgow College in association with NLP Theatre Company.


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