TalkFest Perth is Playwrights’ Studio Scotland’s public celebration of new writing in Perth, and features a host of Brennan Artists in rehearsed readings and public rehearsals.
Firstly, Simon Macallum‘s new play in development, A Single Good Hour, will be performed script-in-hand and directed by Cross Trust Young Director Award recipient Shilpa T-Hyland. The cast features Alison Peebles, David Rankine, Antony Strachan, Stephanie McGregor and Natali McCleary.
Then, Deirdre Davis will be performing in an open rehearsal of Lesley Wilson’s Lips That Touch Liquor, directed by Brennan Artist, Peter Arnott. Set in Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century, Lips That Touch Liquor is a tale of love, loss and sacrifice and tells the story of one woman’s determination to improve the lot of her family and those around her.
A Single Good Hour – Thursday 25 October – 7.30pm – Perth Theatre
Lips That Touch Liquor – Friday 26 October – 2pm – Perth Theatre
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Pitlochry Festival Theatre Summer Season
This year is an exciting season at Pitlochry. With BAA clients Deirdre Davis, Fiona Wood and David Rankine appearing in several of this season’s new productions:
Runs from 25th May 2018.
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.
Run begins 31st May 2018.
Opens 7th June 2018.
Before The Party.
Opens 19th July 2018.
The Last Witch.
Runs from 23rd August 2018.
Belfast in the early 1990s. Against a backdrop of gunfire and police raids, four women whose lives have been turned upside down by the Troubles, carry on with everyday life.
But what starts out as a riotous night out, leads to the spilling of some very sobering truths in the early hours.
Packed with abrasive humour, Bold Girls is a story of love, friendship and betrayal.
Don’t miss Deirdre Davis in the role of Nora in the show, which runs until the 10th February 2018.The Monarch of the Glen
While the Roydes are very much creatures of the 20th century, their hosts still cling to the old ways: Donald MacDonald of Ben Nevis, the 23rd clan chieftain and Laird of Glenbogle Castle, is fiercely protective of his way of life, the land that he loves and the MacDonald spirit. Being more than a little cash-strapped, however, Ben Nevis (as he is also known) is not above trying to forge a match between heiress Myrtle and one of his brawny sons.
But when a group of English hikers turn up and trample all over his grouse moor, and a trespassing nationalist poet seems set to capture Myrtle’s affections, Ben Nevis’ plans come under attack on two fronts – and he’s never one to underreact when things don’t go his way . . .
The cast includes three of our BAA clients, Neshla Caplan, Stephanie McGregor and Deirdre Davis. The run begins 26th October.
More information can be found here.