Saltire Sky’s Shows
“Can’t recommend this great show highly enough. You don’t have to know anything about football to enjoy it. Great acting, writing and directing.”
Irvine Welsh, Scottish Playwright (Trainspotting)
It’s 2016. Hibernian F.C. haven’t won the Scottish Cup since 1902. Now, four guys in their early twenties would do anything to see the final against the Rangers…
Winner: Best Scottish Theatre Award 2022 (Scottish Arts Club). ***** (BroadwayBaby.com, TheatreScotland.co.uk, LondonTheatre1.com, EdFringeReview.com).
Everybody takes drugs. Matty didn’t take them seriously. Follow the exploits of Tommy, Matty and Dougie as they look to ditch the day job for the disco. Bits N’ Pieces highlights the dangers of drug stigma and misinformation in a modern society. The play takes an access-all-areas approach to working-class life and what it’s like to come of age at the height of Scotland’s drug crisis. Temptation, tunes and terror from every angle in this assault on the senses.
11-16, 18-23, 25-26
Nathan Scott-Dunn’s latest piece of New Writing for 2023 about male body image and positivity.
It’s lonely at the top, especially at the top of Scotland. Set in the small Town of Ellon, Aberdeenshire, join Fraser Patterson as he wrestles with his mind and body in his struggle with playing the bit-part role of The Big Guy. Brutal playground initiation evolves into real-world tribulation in a society riddled with stigma and prejudice. From Saltire Sky, the Offie and Broadway Baby Bobby Award-winning company, MANikin provides an honest interrogation of society’s views on obesity and body image, seeking how these issues arise, escalate and become life threatening.
7-9, 11-16, 18-22