Dirty Water – The Inspection
Part of GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
Hilarious TV present a few staff of misfit cleaners in Glasgow’s housing schemes returns to the stage at Glasgow’s Pavilion Theatre
Written by John Stuart
Directed by Charlie Francis
Performed by Joe Cassidy, Robert O’Donnell, Kirsty Strain and John Stuart
Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3AX
Wednesday 13 March – Saturday 16 March 2024 at 7.30pm (2.30pm matinee Saturday 16 March)
Originally debuting in 2012 as a theatre manufacturing, Dirty Water has develop into a favorite with audiences promoting out venues throughout Scotland and an Edinburgh competition run.
Following its stage success, the present expanded its horizons and after a few years working as a theatre present,
Dirty Water was tailored and launched as a sitcom on STV in March 2023 with episodes obtainable to look at on the STV Player. This acclaimed, highly-anticipated new play brings Dirty Water again to the stage on the Pavilion Theatre as one of many highlights of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2024.
Set within the housing schemes of Glasgow, Dirty Water follows a staff of misfit cleaners; Jock, the staff chief who’s making an attempt to come back to phrases with turning into a Dad for the primary time, Boab ‘The Shagger’ , Crawford the mentor with no knowledge and Kaitlin, the chain smoking, fast witted voice of cause, as they work for the worst cleansing firm within the nation – The Eager Beaver Cleaners. Contracted to wash the landings and stairways of the excessive flats and tenement buildings, the groups’ jobs dangle within the stability as after a mounting variety of complaints they’ll bear an inspection from the council.
Starring the principle forged from the STV sitcom, together with Kirsty Strain (Burnistoun), John Stuart, Robert O’Donnell, and Joe Cassidy, together with director Charlie Francis. Dirty Water guarantees to be an unforgettable night of laughter and leisure containing auld humour.
Playwright, producer and actor John Stuart mentioned: “The original play was centered around the guy cleaners but in developing the TV show we introduced the character Kaitlin (played by Kirsty Strain) which brought a whole new dynamic to the group. Doing the show live is such a rewarding experience as we feel the comedy connecting with the audience, something that we can’t get on a film set. So I’m really excited to bring this new version back to the theatre with the orginal cast from 2012 and also some new characters we introduced on the TV show.”
Director Charlie Francis mentioned: “Rehearsals start quickly, and I’m eager to get working with everybody once more. I used to be quietly in awe of our actors whereas filming the TV present and I nonetheless am, however please, please, please don’t inform them I mentioned that. Also awestruck by being a part of the Comedy Festival and enjoying on the Pavilion! I must lie down so much because it’s a lot to soak up..“
Running time: 1 Hour 40 min with interval Age Restriction: 16+