VPT @ Glasgay!
The Village Pub Theatre bring their motley crew of playwrights, actors and directors all the way from a pub in sunny Leith to a pub in sunny Trongate to present three evenings of fresh new writing. VPT @ Glasgay will present informal evenings of script in hand performances including new works by Colin Bell and James Ley and a evening of short works from some of Scotland’s most exciting playwrights.
VPT has quietly become a significant force on the theatre scene**** The Herald on Best of Village Pub Theatre
a brand new vortex of powerful theatrical activity in Edinburgh**** The Scotsman on Best of Village Pub Theatre
Wednesday 5th November, 7.30pm
GAY FAWKES NIGHT- An evening of VPT Shorts
VPT do what they do best with an evening of short plays inspired by fireworks, bonfires, political protest and LGBT issues, all supported by home baking, beer and fireworks inspired tomfoolery.
Thursday 6th November, 7.30pm
ALISON AND PAULO, DONALD AND PATRICK, FIONA AND ANYONE
by James Ley
Three hotel rooms in Nice. Retired widow Alison and young Italian stallion Paulo play a risky game of cat and mouse. Rich expat Donald and Alison’s son Patrick confront an inter-generational gulf in opinion on mixed-status partnerships, HIV testing and the joy of sex. Alison’s daughter Fiona spins the wheel and the latest in a long line of holiday strangers steps into her world.
Friday 7th November, 7.30pm
by Colin Bell
Samson has converted the family butchers shop he inherited into a display of phallological specimens. He needs one final piece to complete his collection… A play about masculinity and power from Colin Bell.