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Ms Fits Theatre
20 September 2017
Starts: 19:30

MsFITS THEATRE: Stick Granny on the Roof Rack

One-woman comedy drama written by multi-award winning, BAFTA nominated playwright Rona Munro and performed by award winning comedy actress Fiona Knowles

The good news: Marie’s won the “Holiday of a Lifetime” on a scratch card. The bad news: it’s “for all the family!” Specifically, Katy (a teenager with attitude), Graham (once the love of Marie’s life, now 15 years past his sell-by date) and…his Mum. It’s a once in a lifetime experience all right, one that will change their lives.

Take one everyday family, heat to 36 degrees, leave in a hire car to cook, then stand back as years of family tensions boil over in a hilarious mix of laughter and tears.

What is Katy’s secret? Why does Mum end up behind bars? And who stole Gran?

Fiona Knowles -- the extraordinary, one-woman performer behind Sex & Chocolate, Women on the Verge of a T-Junction, Fur Coat & Magic Knickers, Women Behaving Madly and Mad Bad & Dangerous to Know -- returns to the Sunart Centre once again to take you on a comic, compassionate catastrophe of family relationships.

Actress FIONA KNOWLES has performed in award-winning stage, TV and radio productions since the early 1970s. Her virtuoso performances in MsFits productions has won her the Edinburgh Evening News Capital Comedy Actress award and she was nominated for the London Weekend Television Award.

RONA MUNRO is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter whom has penned a staggering 19 original MsFits plays, all performed by Fiona Knowles. Her film credits include director Ken Loach’s Ladybird Ladybird, Aimee and Jaguar, and the acclaimed Oranges & Sunshine directed by Jim Loach. Her TV credits include Dr Who, Bumping the Odds and Casualty, and on radio, The Stanley Baxter Playhouse. Stage credits include commissions for the RSC, NTS, Traverse Theatre, Manchester Royal Exchange, Hampstead Theatre and the Edinburgh International Festival, and plays such as Bold Girls, IRON, Long Time Dead, The Last Witch, Pandas, Indian Boy, and Little Eagle.

Age 12+, duration 1hour 30minutes plus interval

Start time 7:30pm; tickets £8 (under 18s £5) online and at the door only.

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