Tantalising fragments of the lives of four women from across the twentieth century are woven together to transform everyday experiences into something extraordinary.

The writer of many acclaimed and award-winning plays, including Any Given Day (Traverse and Magic Theatre, San Francisco), Linda McLean has “quietly emerged as one of Scotland’s top women’s playwrights” (The Scotsman).

Magnetic North and Linda McLean previously collaborated on Word for Word in 2003.

Written by Linda McLean
Director Nicholas Bone
Designer Claire Halleran
Lighting Designer       Simon Wilkinson
Composer Kim Moore
Cast Lesley Hart, Louise Ludgate, Ashley Smith and Natalie Wallace

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Produced in association with Platform




‘…as beautiful and delicate as a chamber concert.’
Mark Fisher, The Guardian
‘…Linda McLean’s remarkable new work for Magnetic North…’
Neil Cooper, The Herald
‘…a one-hour theatrical poem.’ ‘…intense and heartfelt performances from a finely-tuned quartet of actors.’
Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman
‘…writing with such precision that it’s impossible not to be drawn in.’
Allan Radcliffe, The List
’...fragile, enthralling and just a little enigmatic.’