This Is Memorial Device EIBF
THIS IS MEMORIAL DEVICE
Please note that this show will take place at The Wee Red Bar at Edinburgh International Book Festival: Venue 506
By David Keenan, adapted and directed by Graham Eatough
On festival nights, we present a brand new play starring Paul Higgins, based on David Keenan’s novel, This Is Memorial Device. The fictional history of 1980s Airdrie’s mysterious, post-punk legends. Memorial Device, Keenan’s novel has developed a huge cult following. This stage adaptation is a gloriously hallucinatory journey back into the hopes and dreams of early adulthood. Adapted and directed by Graham Eatough and produced by the Royal Lyceum Theatre and Edinburgh International Book Festival, This Is Memorial Device features music and sound design by Stephen McRobbie from Glasgow band The Pastels, contemporaries of Memorial Device...
This Is Memorial Device is a co-production between the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Edinburgh International Book Festival. Developed with the support of the Stephen W Dunn Theatre Fund.
Cast and Credits
Performer Paul Higgins
Director Graham Eatough
Music & Sound Design Stephen McRobbie
Dates, Times & Prices
13 - 29 August 2022
£16 PREVIEW, 3.30pm / 8.30pm
Saturday 13 - Monday 15 August
PWYC PREVIEW, 8.30pm
Monday 15 - Tuesday 16 August
Monday - Sunday (excluding Wednesday)
£19.50 - £22
Running time: 1hr 30min
Monday 22 August, 8.30pm
Tuesday 23 August, 8.30pm
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