This Is Memorial Device

Theatre (adaptation)

  • Wee Red Bar - Wee Red Bar Main Space
  • Times vary. Click 'Dates, times and prices' to view the calendar
  • Aug 13-16, 18-23, 25-29
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Edinburgh International Book Festival
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Captioning
    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
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

On festival nights, we present a new play, starring Paul Higgins, based on David Keenan’s novel, This Is Memorial Device. The fictional history of 1980s Airdrie’s mysterious, post-punk legends, Memorial Device, Keenan’s novel has developed a huge cult following. This stage adaptation is a glorious, hallucinatory journey back into the hopes and dreams of early adulthood. Adapted and directed by Graham Eatough and co-produced by the Royal Lyceum Theatre and Edinburgh International Book Festival, This is Memorial Device features original music by Stephen McRobbie from the hugely influential Glasgow band, The Pastels, contemporaries of Memorial Device...

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General venue access

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

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


Captioned performances

  • Dates: 22 August
  • Type: Open
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating locations or if booking a unit is required.

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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Dates, Times and Prices