National Theatre of Scotland presents
The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart

Supported by Benromach

7th - 30th March 2014

Note: This event takes place at Maryhill Burgh Halls, 10-24 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE.

Created by David Greig (writer) and Wils Wilson (director), with Georgia McGuinness (designer) and Alasdair Macrae (composer) and movement by Janice Parker.

The National Theatre of Scotland’s incredibly popular show - The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart - returns to Glasgow for just 9 performances in the recently refurbished Maryhill Burgh Halls.

Performances of Prudencia have sold out across Scotland, the UK and internationally and this is a rare chance to catch the show in Glasgow. So, pull up a chair and whet your whistle for an incredibly inventive and entertaining piece of anarchic theatre, live music and strange goings-on…

One wintry morning Prudencia Hart, an uptight academic, sets off to attend a conference in Kelso in the Scottish Borders. As the snow begins to fall, little does she know who or what awaits her there. Inspired by the border ballads - and delivered in a riotous romp of rhyming couplets, devilish encounters and wild karaoke - Prudencia’s dream-like journey of self-discovery unfolds among and around the audience.

With a rollicking text by David Greig, barnstorming live music; and a ‘terrific, inventive sense of fun…' (The Scotsman), The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart is the lock-in to end all lock-ins.

National Theatre of Scotland cannot be held responsible in the event of any member of the audience losing their head, their heart or their very self during the course of the performance.

“You shouldn’t miss this show for the world…rambunctiously life-affirming and touchingly beautiful”
***** The Herald

“more vibrantly alive than any piece of theatre I’ve seen in Scotland for years” **** The Scotsman

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart won a Herald Angel award at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2010-2011Award for Best Music and Sound.

Recommended age guide - 14+

Image credit: Johan Perrson


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