“Pure joy… beautiful and brand-new”***** (Scotsman)
‘There’s engaging freshness, integrity and originality in every strand of this outstanding work” *** (Glasgow Herald)
“Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)”: Sudden interruption or insufficiency of the supply of blood to the heart, often resulting in death.
“Heartbreak”: Overwhelming sorrow, grief or disappointment often a result of loss.
“Lose (one’s) heart to”: To fall in love with, often resulting in joy, harmony and bliss.
“Heart Failure”: Inability of the heart to keep up with the demands on it.
I Hope My Heart Goes First was first platormed at the Tramway in 2009. It then went on to be performed as part of the Glasgow IETM festival in 2010 and as part of the Battersea Arts Centre If I Ruled The World Festival in the same year.
In 2011 in received support from the Made in Scotland Award for a season at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it was programmed at Remarkable Arts. As part of this run it won a Herald Angel Award and became a Fringe sell out show.
To Read Reviews and Watch Footage of Fringe Coverage Clink on Links Below:
The Fringe Review: http://www.fringereview.co.uk/fringeReview/4166.html
The Stage: http://ed.thestage.co.uk/reviews/1426
What’s On Stage: http://www.whatsonstage.com/in
Dumbshow podcast: http://www.dumbshow.org/archives/1457
BBC footage: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-14561687
Photos by Kevin Low