Boarding the Bus to Success

Whiting Bay Music and Drama group take award winning play to East Kilbride By Alice Maxwell Inspired by winning three major prizes in the Arran 2019 Drama Competition, Whiting Bay Music and Drama club decided compete further afield this month. On the 9th May the cast – Alan Nichol, Andy McNamara, Val Waite, Bev and …

Company of Wolves theatre co brings Achilles to Arran

Company of Wolves presents Achilles On Saturday 4th May, at 7.30pm, in Brodick Hall. Tickets £12 (young people at school free) www.arranevents.com or on the door. Following a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run, this heart-stopping solo, a fusion of storytelling, dance and song which re-imagines the Greek myth, heads out on tour across the UK. Created …

A Review of the Arran Drama Festival 2019

A Report from Alice Maxwell Arran’s 2019 drama festival had an impressive mix of plays from Lamlash, Shiskine and Whiting Bay drama clubs, including two comedies written by Arran’s very own Rory Morrison, and Andy McNamara. The Arran Drama Association was delighted to welcome Ronnie Mackie as adjudicator who trained at the RSAMD and a …

Pictures from the Drama Festival 2019

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Coming all the way from Òran Mór in Glasgow’s west end – “David MacLennan founded A Play, A Pie and A Pint in 2004, and we have been serving up a slice of lunchtime theatre in Glasgow ever since. Now in our 28th season, we produce 38 new plays a year. A Play, A Pie and …

Arran’s weekend of Drama

Arran’s annual one act drama festival took place this weekend, presenting 5 plays from Lamlash, Whiting Bay and Shiskine drama groups. The Lamlash Juniors presented the hilarious and bizarre Platform Party in which Shannon Galbraith won best actor for her part as Madge Davenport. This was followed by Happy Deathday which won best play and …

Arran actor in BBC series

Many will remember Paul Tinto who, as a young actor at Arran High School played Marius in Les Miserables and Tony in West Side Story. Paul is appearing as Corporal Chris Dimarco in a new BBC drama starting on 1st October, The Last Post. Written by BAFTA winner Peter Moffat for BBC One, The Last …