Winter 1919. Thomas Barclay is transported back in time, to the night when he was the Signalman who sent the Edinburgh/Burntisland train onto the Tay Rail Bridge, 40 years before.
Who is responsible when accidents occur? Why is there a difference between what we feel and what we know? Why do we need somebody to blame… even if it’s ourselves?
Explore the full season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at the Traverse.
Image: Emma Quinn
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Berlin, the late 1920’s… a time of decadence, despair and joie de vivre. A young Jewish composer, Kurt Weill, meets his muse, singer Lotte Lenya, and falls in love.
Francis and Loretta are broke community care workers. Davy, one of their charges, has had a big win on the horses, and now the women grapple with their conscience.
In the 1950’s, Mary McGowan was the sensational singer with cult Scottish jazz band The Clyde Valley Stompers but at the height of her fame, she gave it all up to be a housewife. Did she have any regrets?