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Scotties

To tackle such a contentious topic as the 1937 Kirkintilloch disaster, which saw ten young Irish boys die in a Scottish bothy fire, and to further insist on Gaelic playing a central role in the play’s dialogue,  requires deep sensitivity. Thankfully, Theatre Gu Leor’s latest production for the National Theatre of Scotland, Scotties triumphs both in […]

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Interview: with Muireann Kelly for Scotties

“Identifying the things we have in common rather than the things that are different about us,” is the phrase which resonates most with me after an open and insightful exchange with Muireann Kelly,  Artistic Director of Theatre Gu Leor, regarding her new play Scotties. Taking the 1937 Kirkintilloch disaster as its focal point, the play […]