News & Blogs featuring Lauren McPherson

Productions featuring Lauren McPherson

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

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

The Game

Festival of the Imagination Performance 2010 Created by the lovely placements who worked with Toonspeak and Glasgow North Regeneration Agency to help organise the 2010 Festival of the Imagination, The Game was a lively and funny show suitable for all … 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 collideā€¦’ With six performances over five days, the young people involved worked … Continued

Wasted

Spring 2010 Working in partnership with the North Glasgow Youth Health Service (YHS), this innovative peer-education project explored the reality of underage drinking, and played to nearly 600 people at Easterhouse’s Platform Theatre. The production incorporated a fantastic animation created … Continued