Whisky Galore - STAGE ADAPTATION $14.99

Philip Goulding from Compton Mackenzie

Published by Nick Hern Books

0 Male 7 Female

Whisky Galore combines rollicking physical theatre, panto and farce, with an array of hilarious characters, perfect for any female-led theatre company

It's 1955 and the Pallas Players, an all-female theatre company, are putting on their stage adaptation of Compton Mackenzie's much-loved classic novel Whisky Galore

In so doing, they transport us back to 1943 and the Scottish islands of Great and Little Todday, where the whisky supply has dried up because of the war

Tensions are running high!

But relief seems to be at hand when a ship carrying 50,000 bottles of whisky is wrecked just offshore

And now it's every thirsty man for himself as the islanders try to rescue as many bottles as possible

Before stuffy Captain Waggett of the Home Guard puts a stop to their fun

Philip Goulding's stage adaptation of the comedy classic is a tribute to the feisty all-female touring theatre companies of the post-war years

Can be All-Female (F7) or any number M/F playing 25 parts


'Captures the absurdity of Mackenzie's story and retains its joyful sense of mischief' ~ The Reviews Hub

"Philip Goulding's adaptation retains the authenticity of Mackenzie's mellifluous prose and wittily divvies up twenty-five characters among a hard-working cast of seven. An enjoyably bright and breezy re-telling of a classic comic tale" ~ The Stage

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