Mull Theatre in “Swindle & Death”
by Peter Arnott
“Entertaining Scotland since 1707”
What is the secret behind this most long-lived and ridiculous theatre company? For years they have been touring their sentimental porridge of tartan and nostalgia around the Highlands… how do they manage to keep going with this Cullen skink of claymores and crudity, sgian dubhs and sexual innuendo?
Marjorie, an intrepid spy from the Scottish Arts Council, infiltrates the company to find out. And, by way of Mary Queen of Scots, the Flouers o’ the Forest and a little touch of the Undead Shakespeare, she uncovers the hysterical horror at the heart of this Caledonian darkness… and what really happened that night in Ballachulish…
In their sinister and stupid celebration of all things theatrical and Scottish, Messrs Swindle and Death can promise you an evening of unfettered weirdness, leaving no clic