Anecdotal Lived Experience

November 11th, 2019 “Amanda finished off the podcasts and we all had a wee listen. They sound great and everybody gave their thumbs up. Also worked on the archive in the Founders Room corridor. Catherine Bromley from Festival Theatre, who has initiated the archive work with us, joined us and let us know that aContinue reading “Anecdotal Lived Experience”

It’s In The Bag

April 8th, 2019 “Filming day and what an occasion, it was great having all four women in the same room at the same time and of course all four loved being ‘on’ for the camera. Our prep paid off and Jude from Hot Button and her crew were excellent at giving the women agency andContinue reading “It’s In The Bag”

Preserving History

February 25th, 2019 Lots of chat and sharing today while working on naming, and uncovering information on folks in the archive. Fi Johnstone our production manager joined us to discuss and begin planning our May performance event for the Luminate Festival. Catherine Bromley also came to chat to us about an idea for us toContinue reading “Preserving History”

Show Copy

January 28th, 2018 Went over the copy for our show in May with Catherine Bromley, Festival Theatre’s Marketing & Press Manager, and agreed on ticket prices. Exciting! Festival Theatre staff Euan and Laura came back for another lesson. We practised last week’s step (Marie’s step) and started on the time step. Euan thought he mightContinue reading “Show Copy”


November 19th, 2018 “Met Betty at the stage door in conversation about days gone by. She’d been dropped off at the front door, where we’d arranged to meet her, and walked round to stage door! It wouldn’t be the first time she’s been brought up the stairs on the arm of a techie, having beenContinue reading “Winging”

Jackie Dennis

September 24th, 2018 An unbelievable day and a privilege – joining us today is Scotland’s first pop star, the wonderful Jackie Dennis. Wow! A man of tremendous generosity, sharing many stories about his life in the limelight– how he was discovered, who was kind to him, what luck had to do with it, getting intoContinue reading “Jackie Dennis”

Pies & Prossecco

November 28th, 2016 Today was our ‘big finale’ as June’s son Gavin has been calling it. It was the final event of this year and we made it a big one, inviting friends and family, and Festival Theatre staff to join us. Quite a party!! We started off having a chat over a cup ofContinue reading “Pies & Prossecco”