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The Red Hourglass

Scottish Storytelling Centre Fringe
Netherbow Theatre
Kyle / Bissett Productions

A dazzling, unique horror-comedy from Alan Bissett, the Fringe First-winning creator of The Moira Monologues.

Here he plays five characters – three male, two female, none of them human – locked up together in a mysterious research facility. A shape-shifting, virtuoso performance that confronts humankind’s greatest fears and will make you tremble… with laughter.

‘Hilarious’ ***** (Skinny).

‘Whip-smart… Bissett’s a joy to watch’ ***** (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine).

‘Holds you in its web’ ***** (

‘Sophisticated, captivating theatre’ ***** (ThreeWeeks).

‘A real Fringe gem’ **** (Independent).

Written and performed by Alan Bissett. Directed by Sacha Kyle.


2 for 1 Mon 5 & Tue 6 Aug

If you are a Storytelling Centre Supporter, select a full price ticket to book at a discounted rate.

A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings. No booking fee is applied to tickets purchased in person from the Scottish Storytelling Centre Box Office.
14 Aug
18:00 - 19:00
14+ | Scenes of a Sexual Nature
13 Aug
18:00 - 19:00
14+ | Scenes of a Sexual Nature
12 Aug
18:00 - 19:00
14+ | Scenes of a Sexual Nature
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