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All About My Mother

All About My Mother A play by Samuel Adamson, based on the film by Pedro Almodovar

21st – 24th November inclusive, 7:30pm Assembly Roxy
Tickets £10 advance, £12 on the door
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To all actresses who have played actresses. To all women who act. To men who act and become women. To all the people who want to be mothers.
Pedro Almodovar, to the audience of All About My Mother

Spain, 1999.

In Barcelona, Manuela makes a new life for herself after the death of her son, working on a stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire. She is reunited with an old transgender friend, Agrado, who she finds working as a prostitute, and makes new friends in the shape of Rosa, a terminally ill young nun, and Huma Rojo, the famous and formidable grand dame stage actress whom her late son idolised.

As Manuela rebuilds her life in a new city with a new job and new friends, her son’s estranged father returns to her life with tragic and life changing consequences for them all. Continue reading All About My Mother

Skirt

skirt by Claire Wood

6th – 11th August inclusive, 6:30pm The Royal Scots Club (venue 241)
Tickets £10 https://tickets.edfringe.com/

A brand new darkly funny play exploring gender and politics in modern day Scotland

Becs is a single mum and leader of the opposition party in Scotland.  Oldest daughter Ellie is about to go off to university while Neve is still at primary school and struggling.

Becs has been offered the chance to head up the party at Westminster. But her mum has early onset Alzheimers. Her best friend Nina needs a bolt hole. And Becs isn’t quite sure that she could do the job anyway.

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
6th – 11th August inclusive, 8:45pm The Royal Scots Club (venue 241)
Tickets £10 https://tickets.edfringe.com/

May 1945: the war is over.

The Prince and his courtiers, returned from the Western Front, have come to visit Leonata and her household.  Upon arrival, Claudio falls madly in love with the fair Hero and sets out to woo her. Not content with their own joy, they conspire to bring their long-suffering cousins Beatrice and Benedick together.  But love is a battlefield and Dame Joan, the Prince’s misanthropic illegitimate sister, won’t be content until everyone’s new-found bliss has been shot down. Her weapons, a slyly whispered word at a masked ball and shadows viewed at the window, threaten to undo everyone’s happiness.  But all is not lost as curtain twitching, busybody neighbour Dogberry and her hen-pecked husband may yet hold the key to everyone’s happiness.

Will true love conquer all?  Will Joan’s plot be uncovered?  Will Beatrice and Benedick ever stop bickering?!

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