Pibroch – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Created and Performed by John Bolland  Co-directed by Mark Thomson ★★★ Conjuring the idea of how it feels to find oneself on a ‘burning platform’ - too hot to stand but too late to abandon, just what options do we have left when facing down the barrel of this Climate Emergency, and what parallels can be … Continue reading Pibroch – Scottish Storytelling Centre


Love the Sinner

Written and Performed by Imogen Stirling Directed by Matthew Lenton ★★★★★ Envy, Lust, Wrath, Avarice, Gluttony, Sloth, and Pride. Archaic vices, relics of a Christian device of control – or something altogether more benign? Initially conceived and eventually published by Verve Press as Stirling’s second poetry collection, Love the Sinner draws the seven vices of classical theology … Continue reading Love the Sinner

Loud Poets: April – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Hosted by Kevin Mclean Music from Jack Hinks Featuring: Malaika Kegode, Stephen James Smith, Roshni Gallagher and Sofia Siren Nobility, gentry, and even the rabble: we all share few things, but the spoken word is one of them. Poetry is a language across boundaries - despite its occasional high-brow misconceptions. But now, so ingrained and … Continue reading Loud Poets: April – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Walden – Fruitmarket

Written and Directed by Nicholas Bones Designed by Sans façon  ★★★★ How far gone are we from our kindred association with nature? And how can one expect us to reclaim this understanding and appreciation of the world beneath our feet if we struggle to find peace with one another, even failing to do so with … Continue reading Walden – Fruitmarket

Loud Poets – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Hosted by Kevin Mclean They’re back. There’s no pomp or pretension; what Loud Poets does from the onset is encourage and offer inspiration to audiences who perhaps wish to find a footing within the spoken word community or want to appreciate it. There’s no lingering start, no extended explanations or push for interactivity; from the onset host … Continue reading Loud Poets – Scottish Storytelling Centre