News & Blogs featuring Courtnay McLauchlan

Toonspeak Getting ‘Lost and Found’ in Fife!

Toonspeak are proud to announce that they will be featuring their recent production ‘Lost and Found’ at the upcoming National Festival of Youth Theatre. There will be a smaller cast for this performance, the cast will now comprise of:- Connor … Continued

Productions featuring Courtnay McLauchlan

Just Get By

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

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

Teenage Sexual Health: The Musical!

Autumn 2009 Working with Musical Director Brian O’Sullivan, and getting lots of useful information from North Glasgow Youth Health Centre, our first Studio Sessions group decided to tackle the difficult topic of teenage sexual health by creating a unique musical! … 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