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Banff Academy  Saturday 29 September 2018 7:30pm Suitable for 12+     Written by “remarkable” (Scotsman) Xana Marwick ‘You’ve chosen to take yourself away from things but me, I’m invisible.’ A frightened, starving boy and his only friend, a crow, encounter a man on the edge of society trying to forget his past. Their meeting begins a […]

Call Mr Robeson

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Tullynessle & Forbes hall Thursday 12 April 2018 7:30pm Tayo Aluko & Friends Suitable for 12+     “They say I’m meddling in the foreign affairs of the United States Government. Now, that’s too bad, ‘cause I’m going to have to continue to meddle...” Paul Robeson is a world-famous actor, singer and civil rights campaigner. When […]

The Return

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Tullynessle & Forbes hall Saturday 10 March  2018 Time: 7:30pm Eden Court Theatre Suitable for 12+     Sexual (reference)   Eden Court, Inverness presents the world premiere of The Return by Ellie Stewart directed by Philip Howard France, 1560.  In the foothills of the Pyrenees, Bertrande tends to her livestock and mothers her young son, […]

Women On The Verge Of A T Junction

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Friday 10 November 2017 7:30pm Dogstar Theatre Company Suitable 12+  Three women, three generations, three agendas, one lapse of concentration, all it takes to reduce a grown Policewoman to tears! No-one’s hurt but who is to blame? When their cars collide at a T junction three very different lives get as […]

The Sky Is Safe

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Friday 8 September 2017 7:30pm Dogstar Theatre Company Suitable 12+ (References to Violence)  Two characters meet on the opulent streets and shadowy alleys of Taksim, the commercial heart of Istanbul where every conceivable transaction takes place.  She is a Syrian refugee, he a privileged westerner from northern Europe. What follows is […]

The King Lear

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Thursday 27 April 2017 7:30pm Shifting Sands Theatre Company Suitable 10+ Shakespeare’s classic tragedy set in a pub - “THE KING LEAR”. Instead of a Kingdom - a pub! Instead of a King - Mr Lear, the landlord! When he announces his retirement and the division of his “kingdom” between his daughters, Mr […]

Lost At Sea

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Thursday 6 April 2017 4:00pm Catherine Wheels Theatre Company Suitable 8+ The journey begins with bath toys. It’s January 1992 and 28,000 plastic ducks built for the warm, soapy comfort of a toddler’s bath, accidentally find themselves flung into the unrelenting currents of the Pacific Ocean. The cycles of the sea take […]

Mairi Campbell: Pulse

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Thursday 23 March 2017 7:30pm Greengold Projects and Authentic Artist Collective Suitable 8+ “So, in the here and now, on a stage bare but for a rough-hewn pendulum – its flat stone culled from her family’s croft – Campbell opens her throat in a spirit of belonging that is ancient and modern, […]

The Man Who Followed His Legs (and kept on walking)

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Wednesday 9 November 2016 7:30pm Wee Stories Theatre Company and Fife Cultural Trust   Suitable 10+   The Man who followed his Legs (and kept on walking) is a celebration of human resilience, following the story of two Young Scottish coal miners’ experience of World War 1. The death, loss and […]

How To Make A Killing In Bollywood

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Wednesday 26 October 2016 7:30pm Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC) Suitable 14+ Written by and starring NTC favourite, Umar Ahmed (Rallying Round, Rumpelstiltskin, Grimm Tales and The Old Curiosity Shop) this is a brand new musical comedy about two best friends who decide to quit their jobs in a fast food restaurant […]

The Box

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Saturday 21 May 2016 7:30pm Alice Mary Cooper Productions Suitable 8+ In 1921 a group of postal workers in Dundee created a unique time capsule as a memorial to those who had died in The Great War. This casket, crammed with papers, lay forgotten for many years on a shelf in […]

Plan B For Utopia

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall Friday 29 April 2016 7:30pm Joan Clevillé Dance  Suitable 12+ You have a plan, and then you don’t. You have a dream, and then you wake up. You fall in love, and your heart gets broken. The question is: do you pick up the pieces and try again?’ Plan B for Utopia […]

Arabian Nights … and Days!

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall  Thursday 14 April 2016 7:30pm Shifting Sands Theatre Suitable 11+ SHIFTING SANDS THEATRE create a show that is both hilarious and moving in a refreshing and imaginative adaptation of the classic tales. The Sultan selects a young woman every night to be his new wife - every morning the new bride is executed. […]

Netting

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Tullynessle & Forbes Hall, Tullynessle near Alfordl Tuesday 15 March 2016 7:30pm Morna Young Company Suitable 14+ Contains Swearing Keep busy, eh? Hope we’ll get a body, mebbe. The widden spoon. A knock on the door wi a wooden spoon. A father and his two sons are lost at sea. Three women adapt to their […]

Fenboy (Strangeface Theatre Company)

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Strangeface Theatre Company Age Guidance 6+ FenBoy emerges from earth and undertakes an odyssey with the extraordinary in the everyday…. Using music and mask, projection and puppetry, award-winning Strangeface presents FenBoy based on British folklore and the trickster fairy Boggart. This is the tale of a tiny creature made from mud, found by a farmer […]

Frankland and Sons (Tom and John Frankland Productions)

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Tom and John Frankland Productions Suitable 10+ A true story created by three generations of the same family about parents, children and falling in love. When theatre-maker Tom Frankland’s aunt died in 2006, he and his father inherited suitcases containing letters written by his grandparents across twenty-five years. They reveal the astonishing life and love […]

Clown In The Moon

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By Miles Productions CLOWN IN THE MOON (the title of a poem written when Dylan Thomas was 14) is a dramatic portrait of the poet's chaotic, frequently hilarious, and all too brief life. Located in a BBC studio, it sets some of Dylan's famous broadcasts and iconic works alongside vivid reminiscences of his clownish antics […]

Hiraeth

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Created by Jesse Briton, Buddug James Jones and Max Mackintosh. Hiraeth was the winner of Wales Theatre Awards Best Production in the English Language and one of the 2014 winners of the IdeasTap Underbelly Award. With live music and welsh cakes, Hiraeth explores the decline of Welsh tradition and identity through one woman’s struggle to escape and let […]

Long Live The Little Knife

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By Fire Exit Originally commissioned by the RSC and British Museum, Long Live The Little Knife is a dynamic, boisterous and absurd theatre piece about castration, forgery and blind drunkenness. It's been a huge success, garnering a total of 18 four star reviews so far from sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival, Brighton Festival and […]

Rumpelstiltskin by Northumberland Theatre Company

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Rumplestiltskin, the classic fairy-tale by acclaimed Olivier Award winning writer Mike Kenny - performed in NTC’s inimitable style.  The story of a boast that becomes a lie! The royal vaults, once full of gold, are now stuffed with straw ... the rain won’t stop, the harvest is flattened and people are getting really cheesed off.  […]

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