Play Pretend

Framework Theatre Company by Katie Fraser

Fri 24 & Sat 25 Nov, 8pm

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"Say, could that lass be I?"

Day 1 in the rehearsal room for Amy’s dream job, working with theatre legend Greg on a new play about Bonnie Prince Charlie’s escape to Skye. However, as the process disintegrates Amy begins to question how much we know about this iconic story and what she knows about the people she works with…

Framework Theatre is excited to present the world premiere of Play Pretend by Katie Fraser. Directed by Laura Walker, this feminist play challenges historical fiction and reclaims our narrative.

Play Pretend is part of the Traverse's £1 Ticket Project.

This production is entirely staffed by emerging and early-career theatre-makers and is funded by the National Lottery via Creative Scotland with support from the Traverse Theatre.

The Traverse Theatre is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council.

If you have access requirements, please contact our Sales and Welcome Team on or 0131 228 1404 so we can arrange reserved seating for you and discuss how else we can best support your visit.


  • PlaywrightKatie Fraser
  • DirectorLaura Valerie Walker
  • Stage ManagerTami Pein
  • Lighting DesignerAdi Currie
  • Set & Costume DesignerIsadora Gough
  • ProducerEmma Ruse
  • Assistant ProducerRosa Thomas

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