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The Vital Spark on the Crinan Canal

OK – so it isn’t called the Vital Spark any more as it only had that moniker for the Parahandy TV series. The VIC 27 has reverted to her original name of ‘The Auld Reekie’ and is up on stocks in the big shed having a major restoration job done  in Cairnbaan at the seaward end of the Crinan Canal. 615 more words

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Pondering Historical Accuracy

Inspired by a BBC News article, our Artistic Director gives some of her thoughts on historical accuracy in drama.

History, theatre and their relationship – we’ve mentioned it here before, and probably will again, because it’s exactly what we do. 1,605 more words


Fact versus Fiction, An Historical Quandary

Some thoughts on historical fact and fiction from our Artistic Director.

Thinking about pageants last week, and as I work on my thesis about mid-century productions of medieval plays, I am often faced with the issue of “historical accuracy”. 1,001 more words