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The islanders of Great and Little Todday are dismaye d to find their whisky supply dwindling as the government diverts the precious stuff tothe Americans. Relief seems to be at hand when a 50,000 bottle cargoshipwrecks close by, until stuffy Paul Waggot takes it upon himself toprevent them taking advantage of their good fortune.
This new adaptation is a tribute to the feisty, fearless all-female touring companies of the post-war years. Witness the Pallas Players as they play all the hilarious characters from Mackenzie’s tale in an innovative and beguiling play that breathes fresh life into a well-loved masterpiece.
Illustration based on a book cover design by Birlinn Ltd, which features an illustration by Paul Bommer. Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie is available in a gift book edition from Birlinn Ltd. https://www.birlinn.co.uk/Whisky-Galore-9781780270920.html
Approx running times:
Interval: 8.30pm – 8.50pm
“Enjoyably bright and breezy…”— The Stage
“Impressive and enjoyable…”— Manchester Salon