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87 Miles a roaring success!

On Saturday, young people from Toonspeak and from the Ryan Youth Theatre in Stranraer performed 87 Miles, a fantastic production written by the young people over a year-long partnership project. There was fantastic acting from all our young writers. The … Continued

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87 Miles

The 87 Miles project is working with professionals to develop writing skills and producing their own play to be performed in the Summer of 2014!

Seeing is Believing

A one of a kind theatrical event developed by the young people of North Glasgow.

Gone

March 2011 A girl goes missing. A community is under scrutiny. This is North Glasgow: but a little bit weirder. Young people from Toonspeak carried out a series of consultations with local people of all ages, finding out what they … Continued

Figment

Festival of the Imagination Performance 2010 Created by 17 Toonspeak young people aged 11-15, Figment explored those moments in a day when your imagination takes over and worlds collide…’ With six performances over five days, the young people involved worked … Continued

Survivor’s Guide to Suicide

Autumn 2009 A collaboration with Lifelink Crisis and Choose Life, Survivor’s Guide to Suicide played to packed audiences at the RSAMD’s Chandler Studio in September 2009. Performed during Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, this imaginative and original piece of issue-based theatre … Continued

Boiling Point

Summer 2009 Toonspeak’s Studio Sessions group spent early summer 2009 working on “Boiling Point” – a dark, harrowing piece of theatre examining the extremes of the past and the problems our society faces in the present. This piece created a … Continued

Tall Ship Tales

Summer 2008 Toonspeak set sail for exciting new lands with one of our most ambitious projects – Tall Ship Tales! This wonderful 4-month project worked in partnership with the S. V. Glenlee, also known as the Tall Ship, at Glasgow … Continued

The Riddle of Sir Roger

Summer 2007 In summer 2007 Toonspeak’s young people travelled back in time to solve “The Riddle of Sir Roger”. In conjunction with Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Toonspeak members devised a show based on the exhibits in the Museum. The … Continued