Borders Pub Theatre
Join us for an evening of new writing in the Scottish Borders.
Borders Pub Theatre is an exciting new venture to promote and encourage new writing in the Scottish Borders. The first event 'In the Beginning' will take place at The County Hotel, Selkirk on Saturday 23 March.
Featuring plays by local playwrights from Galashiels, Greenlaw, Hawick, Kelso, Carlops and Melrose, the evening of new writing will be inspired by the very apt theme 'In the Beginning'. The wildly different interpretations of this theme will be performed by local professional actors in a series of short plays:
Mozart & Salieri by Thomas Clark
A second-rate composer plots a terrible revenge against his god-gifted rival.
Secretly Edgy by award-winning playwright
A cooncillor's last-ditch mission to market the Borders
It's Pronounced Stow by Campbell
A Borders Railway passenger reacts to a train cancellation
Stop Procrastinating by Anita John
Carol is sorting socks the Marie Kondo way but who or what is she trying to avoid?
Form 4a Section Nothing by Emily Larner
Today is Gracey's Armageddon. She must defend her territory, claim victory and ride out in a blaze of glory (kind of).
The beginning of the end of the First World War by John McEwen
A married couple confront a time-warp
Say Aye Tae a Pie by Laura McIntyre
A 30 year friendship turns sour when the duo collude to hide a dark secret
Worth a Second Look by Robert
Ula doesn't recognise the husband she despised after his appearance is changed by Witness Protection - and this time her reaction may be unexpected...
The plays will be semi-staged and directed by Caitlin Skinner, founder of The Village Pub Theatre, and local director Clare Prenton.
On top of all this - there will also be a raffle with lots of prizes, including cakes and plays!
Borders Pub Theatre has been founded by playwrights who were originally part of the Scottish Borders Playwriting Programme run by Playwrights' Studio, Scotland.
£3 - Tickets available on the door
Date and Location:
The County Hotel
Start Date: Saturday, 23 March, 2019
End Date: Saturday, 23 March, 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Address: 1-5 High Street, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ