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Published On: Sun, Aug 7th, 2016 at 2:29pm

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 – Glasgow Girls

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“Glasgow Girls” at Edinburgh Festival Fringe


The cast of “Glasgow Girls” pictured in Edinburgh’s Prices Street Gardens, before exploding onto the stage at Fringe venue the Assembly Hall. The cast opened the Assembly Festival press preview the other evening with rousing, passionate singing.

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Conceived for the stage and directed by Cora Bissett, from a book by David Greig, this  National Theatre of Scotland production  tackles the the issue of refugees and asylum, bringing humanity to the stories of those people fleeing war torn lands.


It is part of of the Scottish Government’s “Made In Scotland” showcase on the Edinburgh Fringe, and shows at the Fringe until August 28. Then on tour around Britain in September and October.


Pictured are cast members (from left to right, standing on wall): Stephanie McGregor, Patricia Panther, Roanna Davidson, Shannon Swan and Kara Swinney. With (bottom row, left to right) Sophia Lewis, Laura Jane Wilkie and Aryana Ramkhalawon.

Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Assembly Hall, Mound Pl, Edinburgh EH1 2LU

Thu 4 – Sun 28 August 2016 (not 10 or 15)

Previews 4 and 5 August £12 | 14:20 (15:50)

6 – 7 August £16/£13

Weekday prices: £16/£13

Weekend prices: £17.50/£14

Tickets: 0131 623 3030 | www.assemblyfestival.com

Photos by Colin Hattersley

07974 957 388
colinhattersley@btinternet.com
www.colinhattersley.com

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Founding Editor of The Edinburgh Reporter.
Edinburgh-born multimedia journalist, and always available for freelance work.
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