Island Blue

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

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20060605

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

1/5. Brave New World

By Vicki Feaver.

Rachel is on her last encore - the lights are dimming on her acting career and the workshops she's leading are not her best performance.

Rachel....Joanna Tope

April....Rose Mcbain

Eric....Crawford Logan

Tracy/Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Catriona/Bren....Sarah Collier

20060606

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

2/5. Grandmother's Footsteps

By Stephen Potts.

Catriona has been shut away on her own for years, now she's facing the outside world with trepidation. Dorothy won her place at the retreat through sheer hard work. But Catriona's not the kind of person Dorothy expected to meet.

Catriona....Sarah Collier

Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Billy....Robert Softley

April....Rose Mcbain

Eric....Crawford Logan

20060607

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

3/5. Ronald

By David Bishop.

Retreat leader April, finds one of the guests particularly challenging. Ronald's like a fish out of water, so why's he there and how can April get him to stop disrupting the other guests?

Ronald....Crawford Logan

April....Rose Mcbain

Dorothy/Tracy....Lucy Paterson

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

20060608

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

1/5. A Place in the Home

By Jules Home.

Self-made millionaire, Bren, finds more questions than answers in the island's solitude. Shonagh wants to get on the property ladder but will the in-comer spoil her dream?

Bren....Sarah Collier

April....Rose Mcbain

Tracy/Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

20060609

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

5/5. Looking After Billy

By Louise Ironside.

Hopes, aspirations and obligations are held up to scrutiny as Shonagh and her disabled but very able twin brother, Billy, turn 21.

Billy....Robert Softley

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Tracy....Lucy Paterson

April....Rose McBain

Ronald/Land Agent....Crawford Logan

Young Billy....Fergus Hitchcock

Young Shonagh....Hannah Borhan-Azad

20071029

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

1/5. Orphaned siblings Shonagh and Billy live and work with their aunt. They are preparing to move on and enjoy a much-postponed gap year, but a surprise visitor to the island threatens to drive a wedge between them.

April....Rose Mcbain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

20071029

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

1/5. Orphaned siblings Shonagh and Billy live and work with their aunt. They are preparing to move on and enjoy a much-postponed gap year, but a surprise visitor to the island threatens to drive a wedge between them.

April....Rose McBain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

Followed by News.

20071030

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

2/5. Shonagh and Billy's old schoolfriend Fiona returns to the island, looking to find some peace after the breakup of her marriage. Having lost touch, she is unprepared for the change in Billy.

April....Rose McBain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

20071030

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

2/5. Shonagh and Billy's old schoolfriend Fiona returns to the island, looking to find some peace after the breakup of her marriage. Having lost touch, she is unprepared for the change in Billy.

April....Rose McBain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

Followed by News.

20071031

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

3/5. April's growing friendship with John, a newcomer to the island, provokes pangs of jealousy in Malky. As Fiona revisits her island past she sends Billy mixed messages.

April....Rose Mcbain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

20071031

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

3/5. April's growing friendship with John, a newcomer to the island, provokes pangs of jealousy in Malky. As Fiona revisits her island past she sends Billy mixed messages.

April....Rose McBain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

Followed by News.

20071101

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

4/5. Fiona's disappearance drives a wedge between Shonagh and Billy as secrets from the past threaten their relationship. The past is also coming back to haunt John as Malky turns detective.

April....Rose Mcbain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

20071101

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

4/5. Fiona's disappearance drives a wedge between Shonagh and Billy as secrets from the past threaten their relationship. The past is also coming back to haunt John as Malky turns detective.

April....Rose McBain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

Followed by News.

20071102

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

5/5. The truth hurts as both Billy and April discover that nothing can be taken at face value.

April....Rose McBain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

20071102

Gerda Stevenson's tale of family relationships and deception, set on a remote Scottish island.

5/5. The truth hurts as both Billy and April discover that nothing can be taken at face value.

April....Rose McBain

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Billy....Robert Softley

Fiona....Vicki Liddelle

Malky....John Buick

John....Iain Agnew

01Brave New World20060605

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

By Vicki Feaver.

Rachel is on her last encore - the lights are dimming on her acting career and the workshops she's leading are not her best performance.

Rachel....Joanna Tope

April....Rose Mcbain

Eric....Crawford Logan

Tracy/Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Catriona/Bren....Sarah Collier

01Brave New World20060605

Set on a remote Scottish island, five plays about people who visit and work at a retreat.

By Vicki Feaver.

Rachel is on her last encore - the lights are dimming on her acting career and the workshops she's leading are not her best performance.

Rachel....Joanna Tope

April....Rose Mcbain

Eric....Crawford Logan

Tracy/Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Catriona/Bren....Sarah Collier

02Grandmother's Footsteps20060606

By Stephen Potts.

Catriona has been shut away on her own for years, now she's facing the outside world with trepidation.

Dorothy won her place at the retreat through sheer hard work.

But Catriona's not the kind of person Dorothy expected to meet.

Catriona....Sarah Collier

Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Billy....Robert Softley

April....Rose Mcbain

Eric....Crawford Logan

02Grandmother's Footsteps20060606

By Stephen Potts.

Catriona has been shut away on her own for years, now she's facing the outside world with trepidation.

Dorothy won her place at the retreat through sheer hard work.

But Catriona's not the kind of person Dorothy expected to meet.

Catriona....Sarah Collier

Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Billy....Robert Softley

April....Rose Mcbain

Eric....Crawford Logan

03Ronald20060607

By David Bishop.

Retreat leader April, finds one of the guests particularly challenging.

Ronald's like a fish out of water, so why's he there and how can April get him to stop disrupting the other guests?

Ronald....Crawford Logan

April....Rose Mcbain

Dorothy/Tracy....Lucy Paterson

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

03Ronald20060607

By David Bishop.

Retreat leader April, finds one of the guests particularly challenging.

Ronald's like a fish out of water, so why's he there and how can April get him to stop disrupting the other guests?

Ronald....Crawford Logan

April....Rose Mcbain

Dorothy/Tracy....Lucy Paterson

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

04* A Place In The Home20060608

By Jules Home.

Self-made millionaire, Bren, finds more questions than answers in the island's solitude.

Shonagh wants to get on the property ladder but will the in-comer spoil her dream?

Bren....Sarah Collier

April....Rose Mcbain

Tracy/Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

04* A Place In The Home20060608

By Jules Home.

Self-made millionaire, Bren, finds more questions than answers in the island's solitude.

Shonagh wants to get on the property ladder but will the in-comer spoil her dream?

Bren....Sarah Collier

April....Rose Mcbain

Tracy/Dorothy....Lucy Paterson

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

05 LASTLooking After Billy20060609

By Louise Ironside.

Hopes, aspirations and obligations are held up to scrutiny as Shonagh and her disabled but very able twin brother, Billy, turn 21.

Billy....Robert Softley

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Tracy....Lucy Paterson

April....Rose Mcbain

Ronald/Land Agent....Crawford Logan

Young Billy....Fergus Hitchcock

Young Shonagh....Hannah Borhan-Azad.

05 LASTLooking After Billy20060609

By Louise Ironside.

Hopes, aspirations and obligations are held up to scrutiny as Shonagh and her disabled but very able twin brother, Billy, turn 21.

Billy....Robert Softley

Shonagh....Lesley Hart

Tracy....Lucy Paterson

April....Rose Mcbain

Ronald/Land Agent....Crawford Logan

Young Billy....Fergus Hitchcock

Young Shonagh....Hannah Borhan-Azad.