Italia 'n' Caledonia
Mike Maran Productions
By Mike Maran and Philip Contini with music by David Vernon (accordion). The joyful, tearful and hugely successful heart-warming story about Alfonso Crolla, founder of Valvona & Crolla and the Italian community in Scotland. Meraviglioso!
Age category: PG
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Reviews & features
Food and drink shows at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe2 Aug 2014
Love food? Love the Festival? Then you’ll need to know about these food-themes shows
Love food? Love the Festival? Then you’ll be delighted to hear that there are several culinary-themed shows to tuck into this August. David Pollock picks the highlights. To stage a play about Scotland’s national dish entitled Haggis, Haggis, Haggis: The…
Italia ’n’ Caledonia23 Aug 2010
Unpretentious tales of the family history behind Valvona and Crolla
Two amiable old boys (Mike Maran and Philip Contini) sing and gag their way through the history of the families that formed Edinburgh culinary institution Valvona and Crolla. Along the way we hear of their struggling starts as entrepreneurial emigrants…