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Glasgow Girls

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Based on true events, this high octane, life-affirming musical tells the story of seven teenage girls and their inspiring campaign for human rights. Read More >

This life-affirming and inspirational new musical tells the true story of seven teenage girls who led one of the most powerful human rights campaigns to capture the imagination of the media and unite a community behind its residents.

Driven by a fierce sense of injustice, the girls campaign for the rights of children of asylum seekers and succeed where adults and politicians failed.

Glasgow Girls will feature original songs including electronic grime from Patricia Panther, reggae-dub from Sumati Bhardwaj (Soom T) folk rock from Cora Bissett and additional songs from John Kielty.


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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 8/02/2013

Opening Night: 12/02/2013

Closing Night: 2/03/2013

Running time: 2h 20min

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Cast & Creative


Callum Cuthbertson, Amiera Darwish, Roanna Davidson, Stephanie McGregor, Joanne McGuinness, Myra McFadyen, Amaka Okafor, Patricia Panther, Dawn Sievewright and Frances Thorburn


Director - Cora Bissett

Producer - Theatre Royal Stratford East, National Theatre of Scotland, Citizens Theatre, Pachamama Productions and Richard Jordan Productions Ltd in association with Merrigong Theatre Company (Australia)

Choreographer - Natasha Gilmore

Conductor - Hilary Brooks

Lighting Designer - Lizzie Powell

Set Designer - Merle Hensel

Sound - Fergus O’Hare

Lyrics By - Cora Bissett, Sumati Bhardwaj (Soom T), Patricia Panther and the Kielty Brothers

Music By - Cora Bissett, Sumati Bhardwaj (Soom T), Patricia Panther and the Kielty Brothers


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