And They Played Shang-A-Lang
  • Edinburgh Fringe

A jukebox musical of what life was like for Jim growing up in 70s Edinburgh. Lots of laughs and tears from this fantastic cast and production. 11 years of sell-outs can't be wrong. His story takes us to the school disco, the playground, New Year at his granny's, the primary 1's nativity play and also what went on behind the bike sheds! Told through music, scenes and narration this story that will have you laughing and crying in equal amounts, it's a must for Edinburgh locals and festival goers.

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