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Stand By – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Adam McNamara Director: Joe Douglas Reviewer: Daniel Cawley Stand By is an exceptionally well written and powerful piece of theatre from the pen of former police officer Adam McNamara, who reverently conveys to the audience the warts and all portrayal of the all too often hidden aspect of on the ground police work. By looking at the strength of ...

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Stand By – Army@TheFringe Summerhall, Edinburgh

man in police riot uniform

Writer: Adam McNamara Director:  Joe Douglas Reviewer: Tom Ralphs Four police officers sit in a riot van as a domestic dispute turns into a hostage situation that a negotiator is failing to resolve. The officers, and audience, have single-earpiece headphones, through which they’re kept informed about developments. It has all the ingredients for a tense, ticking clock, drama, but in trying ...

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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with Stand By

man in police riot uniform

It's that time of year when we feature our annual series of Fringe preview Q & A's. Next up, it’s the turn of Stand By. In one sentence tell us about your show. A sneaky look into being a police officer in a pressure cooker situation. What made you decide to bring a show this year? In reality all our schedules ...

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