Sunshine on Leith (2016)

TGEMM blog

Sunshine on Leith is a great show.

Even if you aren’t aware of, or a huge fan of the music of The Proclaimers, Stephen Greenhorn crafted a show that is very accessible and extremely enjoyable.

The script is in turns hilarious, sad, full of banter and camaraderie and then deep relatable emotions. It’s a combination of the best of soap opera and modern comedy, with songs that really work.

A good while before the show was to be produced by ACAOS, I had indicated to the team that I think a great way of utilising the stage, to ensure slick scene changes and to highlight moments of the script, would be to use a rotating stage installation.

Luckily, the club agreed and we went to work.

The revolve allowed us to effect scene changes on stage with the least amount of fuss or stage traffic. It also…

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