Daniel Padden with Red Bridge Arts and Catherine Wheels Theatre Company By Daniel Padden
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A madcap musical adventure for everyone aged 6 and over.

WhirlyGig is 4 brave musicians, 30 instruments, and countless musical puzzles to solve. Join us for an extraordinary theatrical experience where music will happen in ways you’ve never seen before.

Musical maverick Daniel Padden comes together with award-winning Red Bridge Arts and Catherine Wheels to celebrate the thrills and spills of making music.

‘A completely original sonic experience.’ - JS Bach

Supported by Creative Scotland. Produced in association with Platform.
First developed at Rough Mix, part of Magnetic North’s Artist Development programme.

Image: Mihaela Bodlovic


  • Creator, Co-director & Composer/Sound DesignerDaniel Padden
  • Co-directorGill Robertson
  • DesignerKatherina Radeva
  • Costume DesignerAlison Brown
  • Lighting DesignerSergey Jakovsky
  • Movement DirectorMichael Sherin
  • CastRory Clark, Rory Haye, Sita Pieraccini and Claire Willoughby

Behind the Scenes

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