Our third Scratch, featured This seven groups performing across three days for SCRATCHY SCRATCH. Thanks to everyone who performed, wrote, composed, volunteered, directed, sang, played, danced, dove in, explored, investigated and just showed up to show their work. It takes huge bravery to show your new work when its still being developed. Congratulations to you all!
The scratch included:
Friday 11th September
Louise Parker, Cathan McRoberts & Martin McDowell
Join us for a jam-packed picnic of sandwiches and stories, tales of days at the beach and walks in the park. Come and celebrate the memories that make up our childhoods; bring your tartan blanket and a flask of tea for a taste of summer days filled with memory and mischief.
Saturday 12th September
Fenix Circus presents a new work-in-progress from Helen Ashton. Inspired by the legend of Icarus, and his fatal flight towards the sun, and incorporating personal journeys through depression and anxiety, the piece explores the internal battle to accept our “spark of madness”.
Sunday 13th September
Dirty Aul Town
Marty is pushing 30 and Jimmy is just plain pushing it. Having just returned after 12 years away from his home Marty meets Jimmy, the permanent fixture in the local pub. After some liquid relaxation they begin to unravel and take the audience on a journey through their colourful pasts.
The Delany Ploy
Thomas Hislop & Aaron Donnelly
One man's pursuit of true love in the face of almost certain death - Delkany has returned from exile in America. He has returned for love. Specifically the love of his childhood sweetheart and quasi-adoptive sister Julia. The only problem is she's already getting married, to the heir of the most powerful criminal family in England.
The Deconstructed Coffee Episode 4: A&E +IOU
Chris Grant & Gary Crossan
After the biggest night of Johns life, everything has went wrong, if Paul had only listened they wouldn't be in this mess. Of all the nights they could have visited A&E it had to be the busiest one this year. Until Dr Colin becomes available it looks like John and Paul are going to be stuck in the waiting room!
The Scampi, Chips and Tartar Sauce Experience
Stephen Coulter, Gary Crossan & Chris Grant
What happens when Stephen Coulter, Christopher Grant and Gary Crossan get in a room together to write a script? We're going to put it to the test. Using stimulus provided on Monday the 7th we will work our socks off to bring you a short play!
BREAKFAST with VONNEGUT
Henry & Gretchen have barely seen one another since college. But after Henry appears in Gretchen's dream along with Kurt Vonnegut - he visits her one weekend with a bag of clothes, a bottle of wine, and lot of forgotten history to dig up.