Cosmic Scallies

Cast: 1f 1m

Staging: single interior setting, can be simply staged

Duration: 60 minutes

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 48 pages ISBN: 9781848427112Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 48 pages ISBN: 9781780019352Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2017

Cosmic Scallies

By Jackie Hagan

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Shaun and Dent grew up best friends on the same council estate in Skelmersdale. Dent left, full of ambition, but ten years later she's back. Can Shaun convince her that Skem is an inheritance better than any house?

Jackie's Hagan's Cosmic Scallies is a witty and touching play about class, friendship and absence. It premiered at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a co-production between Graeae Theatre Company and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, before transferring to the Royal Exchange.

‘We’re cosmic scallies, we dance on the off-beat, we’re wonky shopping trollies, we’re forgotten and trod on, we’re gravy-stained and piss-sodden, we’re the breath between coughing fits.’

Press Quotes

'Hagan has written a love letter to her home town… an assured debut, slowly revealing the inner lives of its characters'

Scotsman

'A darkly comic portrayal of working class life, referencing benefits, drugs, education, class divide and gender… Cosmic Scallies is very funny, but the issues faced by the characters are real, particularly in our current political climate'

British Theatre Guide

'For all its beady-eyed honesty, this is a story told with a fierce, exasperated love for the people and the place… lots of very funny one-liners… a hymn to those who are hanging on by their fingertips but refusing to let go'

Guardian

'A small town yarn of thwarted ambition, shared history and reconciliation told with a wicked back-street wit… [has] a rough and ready swagger'

Herald

Cast: 1f 1m

Staging:single interior setting, can be simply staged

Duration: 60 minutes

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 48 pages ISBN: 9781848427112Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 48 pages ISBN: 9781780019352Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
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