Productions featuring Debbie Spiers


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


2008 Created by Toonspeak’s 14+ group and director Laurence Crawford (who was interviewed and chosen by the group), Perceptions premiered at St. Andrew’s Byre Theatre alongside Toonspeak’s exchange partners Byre Youth Theatre. It was then taken to the NTS Exchange … Continued

Pictures in the Stars

Autumn 2005 In 2005 Toonspeak took local audiences to the stars! Created and performed by young people of North Glasgow “Pictures in Stars” was a visual spectacle involving original music, projection, movement and spoken word based on the themes of … Continued

Come Ahead

Spring 2006 “Come Ahead…” was a project that was very important to the young people of Toonspeak. The production aimed to reduce the prevalence of knife crime in the North Glasgow area after a spate of stabbings in the local … Continued