Preview: Cheshire Cats, Saughtonhall Church,

Cheshire Cats. Pic: Comp
Cheshire Cats. Pic: Comp
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Dress for the Moonwalk usually features a lot of pink clothing, with a trademark bra worn over clothes, which in itself presents a few challenges for the group’s +1, a last minute substitute who would not normally wear a bra or anything in pink for that matter.

And the rest of the group’s reaction to their new +1 is not welcoming either. To help keep the party on track the group is doggedly marshalled by a well-meaning but over organising leader. Unfortunately she also suffers from an over-competitive edge.

Added to this rich mix are some fun characters encountered on the walk, including a highly enthusiastic pre-walk warm-up instructor.

Director of the play, John Webster, took part in the Moonwalk this year and recalls, “It was an amazing experience taking part in the walk and I gained a great insight into the enthusiasm and dedication of Moonwalkers.

“I take my hat off to them and I hope that our production brings back some happy memories.

“While warming up for the walk in the big tent, I realised that it presented an ideal opportunity for our audience to participate in the story.”

Cheshire Cats, Saughtonhall Church, Monday-Saturday, 7.30pm (matinee 2.30pm), £7, 0131-539 0491