Toy Plastic Chicken

Produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór / Presented by Traverse Theatre By Uma Nada-Rajah
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At Edinburgh Airport, a toy plastic chicken is suspected to be a bomb.

A woman is screened for domestic radicalisation, while her interrogators decide to perform a violent and radical act of their own.

Based on a true story, Toy Plastic Chicken is a violent comedic exploration of degradation and revolt.

Ticket includes:

  • A play, a pie and a pint of beer/125ml glass of house wine or a regular glass of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, lemonade, orange juice, filter coffee or tea
  • A vibrant mix of themes, characters and stories
  • Lunchtime and evening performances
  • Easily digestible 50-min play packages

Explore the full season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at the Traverse.

Image: Leslie Black


  • WriterUma Nada-Rajah
  • DirectorPaul Brotherston
  • DesignersJonathan Scott & Gemma Patchett
  • Sound DesignerAndy Cowan
  • Lighting DesignersRoss Kirkland & Chris Reilly
  • Assistant DirectorJoanna Bowman (she/her)
  • CastJames Kirkwood, Neshla Caplan, Anna Russell-Martin

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