Theatre (storytelling)

  • Leith Arches - Ground Level
  • 16:00
  • Aug 7-9, 11-16, 18-22
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Saltire Sky Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Strong language/swearing
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It’s lonely at the top, especially at the top of Scotland. Set in the small Town of Ellon, Aberdeenshire, join Fraser Patterson as he wrestles with his mind and body in his struggle with playing the bit-part role of The Big Guy. Brutal playground initiation evolves into real-world tribulation in a society riddled with stigma and prejudice. From Saltire Sky, the Offie and Broadway Baby Bobby Award-winning company, MANikin provides an honest interrogation of society’s views on obesity and body image, seeking how these issues arise, escalate and become life threatening.

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