Bruce Strachan

Sweet FA

Sweet FA

★★★★★ Sparkling

Sweet FA, This Is My Story’s tuneful evocation of women’s football during World War I, is back for a rematch at Tynecastle Park. It remains an inspiring and beautifully performed piece, which seems even more impressive and important at a second viewing.

August 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
A War of Two Halves

A War of Two Halves

★★★★★   Resonant

This Is My Story Productions’ storied A War of Two Halves remains essential viewing.

August 8, 2022 | By | Reply More
Shark in the Park

Shark in the Park

★★★★★ Enthusiastic retelling

This enthusiastic adaptation by Simon Beattie of Nick Sharratt’s Shark in the Park books for local company Nonsense Room Productions, calls in at Assembly George Square as part of a UK tour.

August 6, 2022 | By | Reply More
Sweet FA script published

Sweet FA script published

War Of Two Halves to follow

Sweet FA, the tale of a women’s football team in Edinburgh during the First World War, was a resounding hit at last year’s Fringe and has now been published in book form.

March 12, 2022 | By | 1 Reply More
Sweet F.A.

Sweet F.A.

★★★★☆  Triumphant

History, emotion and righteous anger combine tunefully and humorously in Sweet F.A., This Is My Story Productions’ thoroughly welcome return to Tynecastle Park.

August 9, 2021 | By | Reply More
A War of Two Halves

A War of Two Halves

★★★★★ Welcome replay:

A War of Two Halves, whose devastating emotion and clever staging impressed in 2018, is back again and it is every bit as powerful.

August 10, 2019 | By | 4 Replies More
Tynecastle play returns

Tynecastle play returns

A War of Two Halves to get further performances:

Site-specific play A War of Two Halves, based on the WW1 story of McCrae’s Battalion, is to get a further performances this November following its a hugely successful run during this year’s EdFringe.

September 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tynecastle drama extends run

Tynecastle drama extends run

Extra dates for A War of Two Halves:

The site-specific production of A War of Two Halves at Tynecastle Park has added eight extra performances across four dates for its 2018 edfringe run due to the demand for tickets.

August 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
A War of Two Halves

A War of Two Halves

★★★★★     Devastating emotion:

The sincerity, emotional directness and beautiful staging of A War of Two Halves deserves to transcend sporting allegiances. This Is My Story and Nonsense Room’s site-specific performance does what great theatre should, making a specific time and place seem immediate and accessible.

August 6, 2018 | By | 11 Replies More
Tynecastle drama

Tynecastle drama

McCrae’s Battalion play for Hearts’ ground:

Tynecastle Park is to become home to off the pitch drama during this year’s fringe with a new play about McRae’s Battalion playing out in an an immersive production around the stands.

July 13, 2018 | By | Reply More