Tron Creative presents
Table Read 4

26th February 2019


A showcase for unseen scripts from exciting new writers. At Table Read, we invite the audience to sit in on a round table reading of a new play we believe will one day be a classic.

Table Read 04
by Laurie Motherwell

Directed by Fiona Mackinnon

Cast includes Blythe Duff, Simon Donaldson, Paul Gorman, Jamie Marie Leary, Sarah Miele, Rebekah Lumsden

Rats Should Weep is a family drama. Ailsa Craig, 1991, with food at a premium, humans at their door, and the birds slowly disappearing, Clan Rattie will do anything to survive. 
Laurie Motherwell is a playwright born, raised, and based in Glasgow. His credits include: Old Enough (Traverse Theatre); Platypus Milk (Dirty Protest); Playback (Stag Hart); CyberBuddy (Hopscotch). He is currently developing: Roxana (Modest Predicament); Comes Around (Macrobert Arts Centre); NoMaTides Turn* *Waves Break; and Churned.

This year Laurie is a recipient of a New Playwrights’ Award from the Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland. Laurie is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh’s MSc in Playwriting, and a proud member of the Scottish Society of Playwrights.

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