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Smalltown



Douglas Maxwell, D.C. Jackson, Johnny McKnight


Oberon Books


“A deliriously funny two-hander…everyone went home with the kind of daft grin you get from eating too many sweets.” –The Guardian


“A blast of saucy seaside postcard humour, a romp through Ayrshire dialect and a sideways swipe at the classic zombie movie…The humor is bawdy, and the cast shift roles with aplomb. Random Accomplice demonstrate their versatility and their clear connection to the west coast, creating a cheerful chase through Ayrshire’s hidden treasures.” –The Stage

 

Something has been put in the water. Things are about to get a whole lot crazy. And you decide how it ends...

 

Smalltown is the new dynamic comedy written by leading Scots writers Douglas Maxwell, D.C. Jackson and Johnny McKnight. It tells the unexpected tales of what happens when a polluted water supply causes extraordinary events to happen to ordinary people - from Zombies in the frozen food aisle, to oversexed teenagers releasing the animal within, to a dangerous game of Russian Roulette on Girvan beach. The show has three possible endings. You, the audience, vote on which ending you want, making for a truly memorable evening of entertainment. Smalltown - expect the unexpected!

 

A thrilling and downright hilarious rollercoaster of a show from the company that brought you the five-star Promises Promises and the Little Johnny trilogy.

 

Douglas Maxwell was born in 1974 in Girvan, on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland. His many plays include Decky Does a Bronco, Helmet, Mancub, The Mother Ship and Promises Promises, all of which are published by Oberon Books. The Mother Ship won the Brian Way Award for Best Play for Young People 2009. Decky Does A Bronco was first performed in 2000 by Gridiron Theatre Co winning a Fringe First, The Stage Award and nominated for The Barclay Card Stage Award 2001 for Best Touring Production. Our Bad Magnet was Douglas Maxwell’s debut play and was staged at the Tron Theatre Glasgow in 2000 and then revived in 2001 as a co-production with Borderline. The revival played The Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh during the festival and then embarked on a large scale tour of Scotland.

 

D.C. Jackson's plays include My Romantic History (The Bush/Sheffield Crucible); The Wall, The Ducky, The Chooky Brae (Borderline Theatre); Matinee Idle, Drawing Bored, Out On the Wing and Company Policy (Oran Mor). He is currently under commission to the Royal Court and the National Theatre of Scotland.

 

Johnny McKnight’s directing credits include Promises Promises, Marymassacre, Something Wicked, Snow White and Mother Goose. Writing credits include Little Johnny's Big Gay Wedding, Little Johnny's Big Gay Musical, Little Johnny's Big Gay Adventure as well as Marymassacre, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and Mother Goose.

 

 


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978-1-84943-028-9
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104pp
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