Joyce McMillan: Invisible army of young carers in the spotlight



Think of a play about the lives of young carers, and you might imagine something a bit worthy and downbeat; a show with a tale to tell about an often-neglected set of problems and challenges facing tens of thousands of young people in Scotland, but perhaps too dutifully issue-based to offer much fun, or much artistic inspiration.
Yet in Scotland today, there’s a generation of theatre-makers who are far too restlessly creative to accept those stereotypes; in the best 7:84 tradition, they want their shows to be both socially aware and full of creative energy. So when the playwright David... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 38
Source: Scotsman
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