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A Slow Air

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Produced by:
Tron Theatre, Glasgow
Dates:
April 04 - April 29, 2012
Run Time:
0 Hour, 0 Minute
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Showing in Theater

Show Info

Written and Directed by: David Harrower 
With: Lewis Howden and Susan Vidler

Morna works as a cleaner for well-off families in Edinburgh. She spends her time drinking, attempting affairs and trying to understand her 20 year old son with whom she shares her Dalry flat. Athol, her elder brother by 2 years, lives near Glasgow airport with his wife Evelyn. The owner of a floor tiling company, with two grown up children, he's proud of his hardwon achievements. Like any brother and sister they have fond and not-so fond memories of their upbringing, differing views on their parents and definite opinions about each other. Especially so in their case since Morna and Athol haven't spoken to each other in fourteen years... 

When Morna's son Joshua travels west to make contact with Athol he sets off, for all of them, a remarkable and life-changing series of events in this new play from Olivier Award-winning playwright David Harrower. 

Lewis
Howden
Susan
Vidler
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Photo: John Johnston
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Photo: John Johnston
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Reviews

"Irresistible! A first-rate story!" - The New York Times CRITICS' PICK 

"A taut showdown! Harrower deftly juggles the dual storytelling!" - New York Post 

"Hopeful as it is heart-stirring!" - New York Daily News 

"A gifted playwright! A sad, funny and lovely two-hander - a spirited, thoughtful production!" - Associated Press