Dancing Brick, Paul Jellis with Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bush Theatre

Heather

"A brilliantly contrived quagmire of uncomfortable issues."
The Herald (on Eccleshare’s Helen)
_ Time: 17.55
_ Duration: 60 mins
_ Venue: Cairns Lecture Theatre
_ Age Suitability: 14+

A reclusive children’s writer becomes wildly successful. Her books are treasured across the country. But when a troubling narrative starts to unfold, we find ourselves asking: what matters more, the storyteller or the story? Brilliantly imaginative and theatrically original, Heather is a short, sharp play about language, prejudice and the power of stories.  Thomas Eccleshare is the Verity Bargate Award-winning writer of Pastoral and the co-artistic director of Arches Brick Award winning company Dancing Brick.

Press & reviews
  • ★★★★ - The List - read
  • ★★★★★ - The Scotsman - read
  • ★★★★ - The Stage - read
  • Total Theatre - read
  • ★★★★ - The Wee Review - read
  • ★★★★ - British Theatre - read
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