1902

Theatre (comedy, new writing)

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  • Wee Red Bar - Wee Red Bar Main Space
  • 19:30
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Suitability: 18+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Saltire Sky Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 16+ after 23:00. Contains Distressing Themes, Scenes of Violence, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Saltire Sky's hit debut show is back. Follow these fearless young Scots in their quest to see their heroes lift the Scottish Cup. Laughter, tears and bevy are guaranteed in this electric piece of new writing. Saltire Sky provide an access-all-areas approach to working-class life, growing up Scottish and mad about football. This tale of pride, woe, defeat and victory reaches out to anyone who has dared to dream. Football is only the beginning. Football fans and theatregoers alike, come along and be entertained by an impressive young theatre company whose voice will be heard.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Charlotte Mungall 36 days ago

came to see 1902 for the first time last night with my mum and I've got to say we both loved it, will be back next year to see it again

Carole 40 days ago

Minded us of the play Lieutenant of Innismore, seen on London stage 2 yrs ago., starring the Poldark guy- AND JUST AS GOOD. No bulging biceps here ( one guy’s,“ built like a fiver!”), but fantastically gripping emotional journey, with a mix of comedy thrown in. This is a well-written, quality performance; lively, LOUD, gripping- THEATRE!! C’MON YOU HIBIES!

Sarah Rogers 45 days ago

If you’re a Hibs supporter you’ll love this play. If you’re not in any way shape or form a football fan, you’ll still love this play. Very clever script leading to plenty of laughs and sharp intakes of breath now and then! Committed and convincing cast who clearly work incredibly well as a team. Well worth visiting the Wee Red Bar to see this play for an hour plus of excitement, happiness, grief, anticipation and joy.

Neil Curran 49 days ago

I read about this play over the past few years, but because I'd read mainly about the association with football and Hibs, I was kind of put off by it....I'm not really a football kind of guy. Decided to go and see it this year though anyway as I was going to see a different play by the same writer at the same venue just before it (The Candy Factory), so thought I might as well stay and see this one as well. I was blown away by it actually. Much much better than I had imagined it to be. Really funny, moving, uplifting and sad at different points of the play. You don't really have to be a 'football kind of guy' to enjoy this play. It does help I suppose, but it's also about much more than that. It's about friendship, family, loyalty, betrayal, death and mourning. A great show and I would recommend it to anyone!


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All Edinburgh Theatre (3/5 stars) 28 days ago

It’s 2016. Hibernian F.C. haven’t won the Scottish Cup since 1902. Now, four guys in their early twenties would do anything to see the final against the Rangers… Deeks (Nathan Scott Dunn) buys the tickets for the match for him and his best friends (Gregor Copeland, Cameron Docker and Josh...

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Deadline News (5/5 stars) 29 days ago

The play deals with many themes, from brotherhood to addiction. It also explores the similarities between the addiction of football to the addiction of drugs. It shows a group of young adults all struggling with a problem, but all unified by their motivation to be better.

The show is simply an amazing display of theatre

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