Overview

Based on the journals of Denton Welch
Presented by Sam Rowe Theatre and Macrobert Arts Centre in association with Showroom.

1944: Fastidious diarist Denton Welch writes with astonishing honesty about his obsession for reckless land-boy Eric.

2011: A young writer is given the diaries by a family friend and discovers echoes of his own life within.

This multi-layered, stunningly designed show weaves together writer/performer Sam Rowe’s autobiography with the writing of Denton Welch (1915-1948), a fascinating figure in queer and literary history, and favourite of Alan Bennett, William S Burroughs and John Waters.

A powerful, moving and humorous production, in
collaboration with Scotland’s most exciting theatrical talent.

Follows success at The Arches (2015).

Aug 3, 4 Previews 15:05

£8

Aug 5-28 (not 15, 22) 15:05

£12/£10 conc.

Tickets

Media

Shoshana Polanco, International Producer for La Teatreria, on Sam Rowe's 'Denton and Me' and why it was selected for MiS showcase:

Denton and Me, Sam Rowe Theatre from Made in Scotland on Vimeo.

Performances

Summerhall

1 Summerhall,
Edinburgh,
EH9 1PL

  • Aug 3, 4 Previews 15:05
  • Aug 5-28 (not 15, 22) 15:05

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