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McLuckie's Line

Unemployed actor and compulsive gambler McLuckie waits nervously in a claustrophobic corridor of a Glasgow hospital. He’s expecting the phone call he’s been waiting for his whole life – what could go wrong? Place your bets! Read more …


The critical consensus

This makes for a loose-limbed fanfare for the common man that demystifies the business of show while suggesting matters of life and death are elsewhere.

***(*)(*)Neil Cooper, Coffee-Table Notes, 26/04/2018

It is a brash, witty and, at times, moving insight into the story of one man’s battle to break from the days of his childhood, without ever really succeeding.

**(*)(*)(*)Fraser MacDonald, The Reviews Hub, 26/04/2018

An unsentimental yet moving portrait of masculinity and working class politics.

****(*)Lorna Irvine, The List, 01/05/2018

His stories of the community from which he comes have an energy and poetry that is funny, angry and elegiac.

****(*)Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman, 01/05/2018


Features about McLuckie's Line

McLuckie's Line: A Love Letter to Scottish Theatre

Amy Taylor, The Skinny, 16/04/2018

Where and when?

Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow from Wednesday April 25, 2018, until Saturday April 28, 2018. More info: www.citz.co.uk

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