Panic Patterns

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by Zoe Strachan and Louise Welsh.

A contemporary thriller from two of Scotland's best novelists.

Stranded on an island, two ornithologists face global and personal catastrophe.

Ornithologists Jacq and Fay are on a remote Scottish island investigating changes in bird migration patterns.

Fay believes these changes signify apocalyptic disaster.

Jacq thinks her younger lover is overreacting.

But the boat coming to pick them up still hasn't arrived and their radio has been dead for a week.

Can they really be witnessing the fallout from the end of the world?

Jacq - Selina Boyack

Fay - Veronica Leer

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane from a stage production by Alison Peebles.

Contemporary thriller by Zoe Strachan and Louise Welsh, two of Scotland's best novelists.

With house prices stagnating, low interest rates and most businesses tightening their belts, is it really possible to make money, let alone a million, these days?

Gwen Hamilton is going to find out.

Having experienced the trauma of being made compulsorarily redundant, she knows what it's like to wonder where to get started in making some money.

Where can you invest, what to save, and how can you make some serious money?