These shows took place at the Old Hairdressers, Renfield Lane, Glasgow on Sunday 4th March and Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre in Rose Street Edinburgh on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th March 2018. They featured 6 new plays.
'Chatanoogoo Choo Choo' by Catriona Duggan
'Becoming Doctor Barry' by MJ Brocklebank
'Home Body' by Sarah Jane Quinn
'Craig's Da' by Chris McQueer
'Les Dawson's Grand Piano' by Tom Brogan
'Something to Remember You By' by Melanie Combe
The Chatanooga Choo Choo - After the funeral of her mother’s close friend, the daughter is keen to convince her to relocate from a small town in Scotland to Leeds, where she lives with her husband and two children.
Becoming Doctor Barry - Becoming Doctor Barry is a play about the life of Dr James Barry, a pioneering military surgeon who began life in Dublin as Margaret Ann Bulkley and who adopted a male identity so he could enrol to study medicine at Edinburgh University in 1809.
Home Body - In black comedy Home Body, recently deceased Angela struggles to adjust to her sudden demise in familiar surroundings; a predicament made worse by her inability to communicate with her sister Mary in the house they both shared.
Craig's Da - 'Craig's Da' is the story of a teenager meeting with his estranged father for the first time in years. As his da explains why he ran out on his son, Craig realises they're more similar than he had ever imagined.
Les Dawson's Grand Piano - A former chess grand master attempts to climb up the rankings, with his beleaguered biographer in tow.
Something To Remember You By - After 30 years, Deborah reunites with John, a friend from her childhood, and is forced to confront him about an encounter that happened when they were 13: After losing her virginity to him, Deborah became pregnant with John's child and was forced to give the baby up for adoption in secret.