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
News & Blogs featuring Chantelle Hosie
The Silver Arts Award course is in full swing and the group is looking forward to many more fun activities! So far they have diversified their arts practice by participating in new types of theatre. Last week they tried Forum Theatre … Continued
In Toonspeak’s second year of the Theatre Critics project, 11 enthusiastic young people took on the challenge of developing a critical eye. The group was delighted to be joined again by professional theatre critic Gareth Vile. Throughout the Autumn, the … Continued
Renowned novelist and playwright, Cathy Forde led an exciting session of 87 Miles. Discover her impressions about the project and what activity she led for the group.
In 2012 Toonspeak ran the Theatre Critics project for the first time. Eight young people ages 14+ took part in viewing and reviewing seven theatre productions alongside a professional theatre critic, Gareth Vile. We received such positive feedback from the … Continued
Productions featuring Chantelle Hosie
March 2014 Everyone can be a hero. Everyone has a hero inside them. Maybe they just need a little demonstration, a little teaching and a whole lot of fun… to help that hero come out! For three months, Toonspeak held … Continued
August 2013 In 2033 the oil ran out. At first it was only a few people leaving, emigrating to a better life elsewhere. And then the troubles began. The crime. The riots. Things started to run out. A week after … Continued
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!
March 2013 In January, over 70 young people from across North and East Glasgow between the ages of 11 and 23 came together to create a performance about the role of money in our lives. Two groups in Balgrayhill and … Continued
A one of a kind theatrical event developed by the young people of North Glasgow.
Summer Show 2011
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