Love Letters to the Public Transport System
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An acclaimed monologue by Molly Taylor celebrating the people who help transport us from A to B in our lives.
In this fast-moving world where no one stays around for long, Love Letters to the Public Transport System seeks to find and thank the people who transport us daily; to friends, to lovers, to work, to moments of significance in our lives. ‘This utterly beautiful piece of work reminds us of the reason we’re alive.‘ ★★★★★ (Herald). ‘A traditional monologue of extraordinary exuberance and power … fabulous mixture of realism and soaring lyricism.’ ★★★★ (Scotsman). Part of Made in Scotland 2012 - www.madeinscotlandshowcase.com. Ages 14+.
National Theatre of Scotland / Molly Taylor / The Stand Comedy Club.
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Reviews & features
Love Letters to the Public Transport System21 Aug 2012
Life-affirming monologue celebrates society’s unsung heroes
The premise of Molly Taylor’s monologue sounds, in summary, so precious you wouldn’t expect it to work as a piece of drama. In 2009, following a painful break-up and the loss of her permanent job, Taylor travelled by bus to London where a chance meeting…
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012: Theatre highlights11 Jul 2012
Steve Jobs, Casablanca, Belt Up, MacBeth in Scots and more
The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. Mike Daisey’s powerful monologue, which shed uncomfortable light on the appalling working conditions in Chinese factories creating Apple products, attracted acclaim and controversy in the US. You’ll never look at…
Love letter to the transport system22 May 2012
Semi-autobiographical monologue inspired by the drivers who get people to places on time
Love Letters to The Public Transport System, a beautifully crafted semi-autobiographical monologue inspired by the drivers who get people to places on time is to tour venues across Scotland from next month before a full Edinburgh Festival run this…
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