The Idiot at the Wall
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‘The air in a man's lungs - that comes and goes as it pleases … or as God pleases’. FirstBicycle presents the startling debut of one of Scotland's most exciting new writers. Set on a Hebridean island in the wake of WW1, this stylish drama explores a traditional way of life being encroached by the modern world, and challenges us to consider our belief in the power of prophecy over reason. Featuring live and recorded music. A haunting tale all but lost to the modern world. All ages.
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The Idiot at the Wall28 Aug 2012
Promising debut from English/Gaelic company
Elspeth Turner’s play was inspired by Gaelic folktales and songs and there’s certainly something comfortingly old-fashioned and fable-like about the storytelling here. The familiar enough premise – the culture clash between metropolitan sophistication…
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