A powerful and provocative new production exploring the deep-rooted cultural practice of Female Genital Mutilation. Based on current, true stories from girls affected in Scotland and the rest of the UK, mothers who feel under pressure to continue the practice, and the experiences of midwives, lawyers, police officers, teachers and health workers trying to effect change in communities.
International Plays from Ukraine and Russia
Curated by Nicola McCartney. In association with A Play, A Pie and A Pint and the University of Edinburgh. New work from three of Russia and Ukraine’s most established and respected writers of “Novii Drama” or “New Drama.”
Thoughts Spoken Aloud From Above
The third of three new plays in the International Plays from Ukraine and Russia Season In association with A Play, A Pie and A Pint and the University of Edinburgh. Written by Yuri Klavdiev. Adapted by Peter Arnott. Literal translation by Alexandra Smith.
The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler
The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler is a musical and visual journey based on the songs, stories and poems of one of Scotland’s most iconic exiles. Presented by Vanishing Point and National Theatre of Scotland.
Uisge-Beatha Gu Leòr / Whisky Galore
An Dàrna Cogadh agus chan eil deur uisge-beatha ri fhaighin air Todaidh Beag neo Mòr. Ach an uairsin tha an S.S.Cabinet Minister a’ nochdadh… World War II and the islands of Great Todday and Little Todday are suffering a severe whisky shortage; but things change dramatically when a ship runs aground carrying 50 thousand cases of whisky!