Musings of the University of Dundee MLitt Publishing Writing students


Getting Stuck In

The theatre from the outside still looks like farm cottages

The original studio theatre, now used mainly for classes and workshops

Today was day two of my internship in earnest at Cumbernauld. I’ve been going through their collection of archives, looking for interesting stories and visuals that could go in the Autumn brochure – or, as Ed, the artistic director, puts it, I’ve been indulging in some “creative archaeology”. I’m not going to give everything away here, but did you know that Cumbernauld Theatre once took over the local shopping centre, transformed it into a medieval street and performed a morality play of Noah’s Ark?

And, as promised, here’s some pictures!

Some boxes from the archives

The 250 seat auditorium, as seen from the stage

I always told mama some day I’d make it in showbiz

I have an office desk but the dressing room makes for a pretty good workspace