Casting Agency Visit Toonspeak

Toonspeak Associate Artist Steven Leach is now in post as Director of the Young Company but is also focused on Progression for young people in the Arts. And secured a visit from Simone Periera Hind’s casting agency who are looking … Continued


Happy Purple Friday!

LGBTQ History Month has been observed all over Scotland this month, with events celebrating the culture, art, activism and history of LGBTQ people not just in Scotland, but all around the world! The theme for this month’s LGBT History Month … Continued


Purple Friday!

It’s Purple Friday this Friday, and we are excited to wear purple and participate in LGBT History Month. Purple Friday is named after the Purple in the Pride flag, which is known as the colour of ‘spirit’ and we will … Continued


A Wee Bit o’ Burns

‘But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white – then melts for ever…’ Toonspeak are often approached to take part in events and projects outwith our … Continued


Musical Set in the 80’s!

Work has started on Toonspeak show 2019! We are super excited to announce it’s going to be a musical set in the 80’s, and the response by all the groups has been amazing, everyone is really excited. It was created … Continued




Toonspeak Crimbo Cabaret 2018!

Live from Barmulloch. Christmas shows created, devised and performed by our weekly groups. Featuring the talents of: Toonheid Speaks! Toonspeak Tuesday Wee Ones Theatre Makers North West Theatre Makers North East Theatre Makers Barmulloch With our phenomenal compere Stan Rich   … Continued








My Daily Blog Day 4 – by Liam

In the Summer show ‘TELT!’ the protagonist: Hope, is being shut off from the world by the ‘Silencers’. Last night, at the Northwest workshop a group of people portraying as the ‘Silencers’ try to catch one person, portraying as Hope, … Continued


My Daily Blog Day 3 – by Liam

This is the third day of my work experience, it has been fantastic so far!! Everyone is so nice and helpful! Today I finished going through the postcards, the comments and ideas people have are amazing and hilarious.We find comments … Continued


My Daily Blog- Day 2 by Liam

Yesterday was an amazing first day at work experience with Toonspeak. Last night at Toonheid Speaks, the Monday drama group with children from 8-12 years. I was asked to lead a few games. I chose Olly Olly Octopus and SPLAT! … Continued


My Daily Blog by Liam

Hello, I’m Liam, I am from Springburn, Glasgow. I go to St. Roch’s Secondary School. This week I am doing work experience with Toonspeak as I wish to work with them and be involved in the creative arts in the … Continued


Sonnet Youth²

Toonspeak has teamed up with Sonnet Youth (Cat Hepburn and Kevin P. Gilday) for the 4th installment of Sonnet Youth² which provides a platform for our talented young writers, Word of Mouth to perform alongside established song and spoken word … Continued


SHINE LGBT Beautiful Projections

Our recent Shine course working with LGBT young people, using drama as a tool to build confidence, express yourself and connect with one another has produced this beautiful piece of work, which was a real highlight at Toonspeak’s Christmas Show … Continued