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Lockdown Theatre 2020

Lockdown Theatre 2020

Following the lockdown into September to November 2020, I was surprised to find myself rehearsing two scripts for filming.

The Gaelic monologue Os Mo Chionn Sheinn an Uiseag written by Eric J MacDonald was requested by the Blas Festival

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Deilbh Cluich

Deilbh Cluich

Thòisich mi nam phàrt den bhuidhean coimhearsnachd Cabraich a cur air adhairt deilbh cluich mu dualchas nan eilean an 2007.

An cois seo tha clàraidhean ceithir de na deilbh cluich a chaidh a chur air àrd ùrlar. Tha na sgriobtaichean rin leughadh air an ceangal làrach gu-iosal, Guthan nan Eilean agus CLILstore. Continue reading “Deilbh Cluich”

Souvenir of Great Yarmouth

Souvenir of Great Yarmouth

In 2012 playwright Eric J MacDonald of Uig, Isle of Lewis, wrote the monologue, A Souvenir of Great Yarmouth. The theme is the life of the young Isle of Lewis women, who used to gut, salt and pack herring barrels in Stornoway, Wick, Shetland, Great Yarmouth, Fraserburgh, Lowestoft and other fishing ports. The character Mary, looks back on aspects of her working life, memories of community then and observations on her life today. Continue reading “Souvenir of Great Yarmouth”