POSITIVE STORIES FOR NEGATIVE TIMES
Positive Stories for Negative Times
Positive Stories for Negative Times

Illustration by Molly Fairhurst

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Positive Stories for Negative Times
Positive Stories for Negative Times

Illustration by Molly Fairhurst

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Current - now online

An international participatory project helping young people to feel connected with five new plays commissioned by Wonder Fools: 

Is This a Fairytale by Bea Webster

The Pack by Stef Smith

Hold Out Your Hand by Chris Thorpe

Ozymandias by Jack Nurse and Robbie Gordon 

Bad Bored Women of the Rooms by Sabrina Mahfouz

 

STORIES TO CONNECT US

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2020 - online

 

A digital season of work including The Coolidge Effect, New Normal in association with Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Young Company and Home Made in association with MGA Academy, Edinburgh

 

THE COOLIDGE EFFECT

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Copyright Simon Moorhouse
Copyright Simon Moorhouse

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2020 - online

 

An audio play by Jack Nurse and Robbie Gordon exploring pornography addiction.

'... rambling happily all over the unnecessary trenches that divide podcast from radio plays and radio plays from theatre to create a hybrid in which fiction and fact, the imagined and the found audio collide' Lyn Gardner, Stage Door

 

549: scots of the spanish civil war
Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic
Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic

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Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic
Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic

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Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic
Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic

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Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic
Copyright by Mihaela Bodlovic

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2019 - National Tour

A play telling the true stories of four men from Prestonpans that went to fight in the Spanish Civil War by Jack Nurse and Robbie Gordon.

 

'Black Watch reimagined for a small town function room' The Herald ★★

 

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George Watters at Jarama
George Watters at Jarama

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2019 - online

A digital archive and AR installation accompanying national tour of 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War.

 

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Copyright Alex Brady
Copyright Alex Brady

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Copyright Alex Brady
Copyright Alex Brady

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Copyright Alex Brady
Copyright Alex Brady

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Copyright Alex Brady
Copyright Alex Brady

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2017 - Citizens Theatre

A play about the migrant crisis by Anders Lustgarten. 

'A zeitgeist-capturing evocation of hope' The Herald ★★★★