They wait 114 years to win the Scottish Cup and then they win a Bobby!
  • By Pete Shaw
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  • 27th Aug 2021
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  • Edinburgh Fringe

Broadway Baby is delighted to announce that 1902 written by Nathan Scott-Dunn and co-directed by him and Sands Stirling for Saltire Sky Theatre at Leith Arches. Launched ten years ago, The Bobby Award recognises outstanding achievement that goes beyond the level of a five-star show.

A stunning piece of immersive theatre

Reviewing the show our Editor in Chief, Richard Beck, referred to the play as ‘A stunning piece of immersive theatre, that's as uplifting as it is tragic… (they) have created a masterpiece of visceral theatre and assembled a cast of extraordinarily talented actors’.

The story recalls the victory of Hibs in the 1902 Scottish Cup and the 114-year wait before the fans could celebrate winning it again in 2016. Being performed in Leith just a short distance from the team’s Easter Road ground give the play added poignancy.

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In 1902 Hibs won the Scottish Cup. 

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