Your Theatre History: Popular Political Theatre in Glasgow

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On Tuesday 12 May the Scottish Theatre Archive and the Mitchell Library, Glasgow present a day celebrating Glasgow’s political theatre heritage. Join special guests Ida Schuster, Linda Mackenney and Dave Anderson to discover Glasgow’s rich political theatre heritage from the 1930’s to the 1990s.

The morning session (10.30-12.30) will explore the five groups who formed Glasgow Event Leaflet-page-002Unity Theatre, focusing particularly on the Glasgow Jewish Institute Players and its director Avron Greenbaum.

The afternoon session (12.30-4.00) will include a video screening of the 1973 BBC Play for Today version of 7:84‘s production of The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil, and will also revisit Clydebuilt, exploring some of its highlights and celebrating its legacy.

All events are free, but to be sure of a place book in person at the Mitchell Library‘s Granville Street Reception or phone 0141 287 2999



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