Blood Relations


BLOOD RELATIONS FLYERWritten by Sharon Pollock

Scottish Premiere in May 1999

“Lizzie Borden took an axe,
gave her mother forty whacks,
when the job was nicely done,
she gave her father forty-one”


BACKGROUND

TheatreFusion’s first production was the Scottish Premiere of this chilling play, which looks at the story of the infamous axe-murderess Lizzie Borden.

But was she really guilty?


VENUES

  • Cumbernauld Theatre, 28th-29th May 1999
  • East Kilbride Arts Centre, 2nd-3rd June 1999
  • Ramshorn Theatre, Glasgow, 4th-6th June 1999

CREDITS

Writer Sharon Pollock  |  Director  Shaun McLaren  |  Stage Manager  Shaun McLaren  Asst Stage Manager  Mark MacGregor  Lighting / Sound  Bruce Downie/Simon Capes  Photography  Henriikka Clarkeburn  |  Programme  Thomas Gemmell  Poster/Artwork  Irwin Stuart Design

Miss Lizzie/ Bridget  Karen MacLeod  |  Actress/Lizzie Borden  Beth Marshall  |  Abigail Borden  Deborah Cannon Carmichael  Emma Borden  Abigail Gemmell  Andrew Borden  John Gordon  |  Harry  Alan Bryant  |  Dr Patrick  Thomas Gemmell  Defence  Shaun McLaren


REVIEWSBLOOD RELATIONS GROUP PHOTO 1999

The Scotsman : Beth Marshall turns in a commanding, haunting, infinitely watchable performance… strong support from Deborah Cannon-Carmichael.

Audience :

Excellent production which held the audience riveted throughout…
Production was wonderful, choice of play intriguing…
Very powerful acting, very gripping.


OTHER INFORMATION

This production was proudly sponsored by The Canadian High Commission.


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