The Queen of Lucky People, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Monday 21st – Saturday 26th April
The Queen of Lucky People
Directed by Emma Callander
Monday 21st – Saturday 26th April
OranMor, top of Byres Road, G12
Featuring Eileen Nicholas.
Taking early retirement and discovering the joys of social networking, the shine comes off Patrice French’s new life when her technophobic pal Helen goes into hospital with Patrice’s old laptop and is short of things to do. Iain Heggie’s new comedy The Queen Of Lucky People finds human nature wanting in old familiar ways. Come and meet Patrice, Helen, a dog with a severe barking addiction, a chronically constipated, morbidly obese locksmith, a tough-talking Eastern European nurse and a middle-aged alcoholic who seems to be having an on/off relationship with Patrice’s female neighbour upstairs.
Glasgow born and based Iain Heggie is a playwright, director and for many years has been an improvisation specialist at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His many plays include Wholly Healthy Glasgow, American Bagpipes, Sauchiehall Street, Experienced Woman Gives Advice, King Of Scotland, Wiping My Mother’s Arse and Tobacco Merchant’s Lawyer which started life at Òran Mór and was a huge hit at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. He has just completed Tragic, a one man version of the Hamlet story for Subway Theatre and the first Scottish version of Gorky’s masterpiece Lower Depths for NTS. he is working on a play set in the sixties called False Teeth and a drama school set play Joan of HR.
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