A World Première

Adventures with the Painted People is not so much a Road movie as a River movie for the stage.

It’s a story about stones and sticks.

About books and songs.

About bath-houses and bogs.

About temples and forests.

About Eithne and Lucius.

A Pict and a Roman. Set somewhere in the vicinity of Pitlochry in the year 85 AD during the reign of the Emperor Domitian then Julius Agricola, the longest serving and most powerful governor of Roman Britain.

Lucius is captured by the Picts. Eithne, an extraordinary Pictish woman, risks her life to save him, however she needs something in return…

David Greig is Scotland’s foremost playwright. His award-winning work has been performed and produced all over the world. Recent acclaimed adaptations include Solaris, Local Hero and Touching the Void. Original plays include The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, Midsummer, Outlying Islands and Pyrenees.

A Shades of Tay commission.

Post Show Talk:
Wed 4 August, after the matinée

Captioned Performance:
Fri 10 September, 8.00pm

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