Exclusive Interview: Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister

Exclusive Interview: Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister

by June 5, 2014 Comments are Disabled Interview, News, Politics, Scottish Independence
Picture shows :  Glasgow Girls Dress Rehearsal 2014 Cast

Picture © Drew Farrell. Tel 07721-735041.

National Theatre of Scotland, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Citizens Theatre, Pachamama Productions, Richard Jordan Productions Ltd in association with Merrigong Theatre Company (Australia) present

20/2/2014 - 08/03/2014 at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

The full cast is: Callum Cuthbertson, Roanna Davidson, Karen Fishwick,  Myra McFadyen, Stephanie McGregor,  Joanne McGuinness, Amaka Okafor, Patricia Panther, Juliana Yazbeck.

Conceived for the stage and directed by Cora Bissett. Book by David Greig

Music and Lyrics by Cora Bissett, Sumati Bhardwaj (MC Soom T), Patricia Panther and John Kielty.  Set Design by Merle Hensel, Musical Direction by Hilary Brooks, Choreography by Natasha Gilmore, Lighting Design by Lizzie Powell and Sound Design by Fergus Oâ??Hareâ?¨Presented by National Theatre of Scotland, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Citizens Theatre, Richard Jordan Productions Ltd and Pachamama Productions, in association with Merrigong Theatre Company (Australia).â?¨â?¨Seven teenagers with a cause that captured the imagination of a country.â?¨â?¨Based on a true story, Glasgow Girls follows a group of seven teenage girls whose lives are changed forever when they arrive at school one day to be told that one of their friends - and her asylum seeking family - have been forcibly taken from their home to be deported. â?¨â?¨After the initial shock of this news has worn off, these feisty young women are galvanised to take a stand and to fight for the life of their friend, her family, and, ultimately for the rights of all children of asylum-seekers in Scotland. They take on the Scottish Government and the Home Office and succeed where adults and politicians have failed. Their campaign became one of the most vocal and powerful asylum campaigns to capture the imagination of the media and to inspire a community to unite behind its residents; Glasgow Girls is not just a life

Glasgow Girls Capturing Hearts Again

Glasgow Girls  is back home and taking audiences by storm at the Citizens Theatre  By Anne Austin Presented by The National Theatre Scotland, The Glasgow Girls which is based on real life events, follows the campaign of school girls at Drumchapel High who passionately fight the authorities when a friend faces deportation and […]

by February 22, 2014 Comments are Disabled Culture, Politics, Theatre