By Martin Travers and Martin Docherty

McLuckie’s Line

12 Sep 2018 → 15 Sep 2018
Various Times
14+ yrs

McLuckie’s Line is the new hit play by playwright Martin Travers and actor Martin Docherty that premiered at the Citizens Theatre in April to critical and audience acclaim and is touring throughout Scotland in September 2018.

McLuckie’s Line is a raw,hard hitting yet hilarious monologue that delves into the wounded soul of Lawrence McLuckie. An unemployed actor and compulsive gambler waiting nervously in a claustrophobic corridor of a Glasgow hospital expecting a phone call from his aloof theatrical agent. An offer of work that will change his life forever– what could go wrong? Place your bets!

Recently diagnosed with cancer and unable to take the oppressive silence of waiting with other people dreading treatment; he reflects on his life, on death and on what it feels to be working class and talented in a business that is more than ever the domain of the privileged few.

“…stunningly vivid evocation of life on the front line in working class Glasgow…stories that have an energy and poetry that are funny, angry and elegiac… ” The Scotsman, Joyce McMillan ★★★★

“Martin Docherty is tremendous as the bold Larry” Daily Record, Anna Burnside ★★★★

“The lyrical, yet profane writing is a joy…feels like a spontaneous meeting with an old friend – the kind you love dearly” The List, Lorna Irvine ★★★★

Additional info

​Community Dates:

Wed 12 Sept - 12pm Blairtummock Community Hall - Easterhouse

Thurs 13 Sept - 1pm Helenslea Community Hall - Parkhead

Fri 14 Sept - 2pm Bridgeton Community Learning Campus

Fri 14 Sept - 7pm Calton Heritage and Learning Centre

Sat 15 Sept - 3pm Cranhill Development Trust

If you are a local resident and would like free tickets to any of the performances please get in touch with the venues directly.

If you would like to come but live outwith the area please contact James (james@platform-online.co.uk) to express an interest and he will do his best to accommodate you. Please contact james@platform-online.co.uk for tickets for Blairtumnock’s performance.


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