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Mike Gibb

MIKE GIBB

  

Nationality:    Scottish
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Mike Gibb worked as an insurance loss adjuster before retiring and writing Scottish musicals full time. Since 1995 Mike has been writing Scottish musicals and plays. His first play, A Land Fit For Heroes, was shown at The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen in 2001. Other productions soon followed at more venues, including The Aberdeen Arts Centre.

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below is a list of Mike Gibb's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Children Of the Sea         Clarinda         Doorways In Drumorty         Five Pound And Twa Bairns         Land Fit For Heroes         Lest We Forget         Mother Of All the Peoples         Sunday Morning On Dundee Law



Children Of the Sea

Synopsis:
14th October 1881 and the fishing fleet of a small Scottish town was devastated by a hurricane

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1st Produced:
Arts Guild Theatre, Greenock    2005

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Clarinda

Synopsis:
contemporary musical about Robert Burn's doomed romance with the young Edinburgh matron, Nancy McLehose

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1st Produced:
Byre Theatre, St Andrews    12 Feb 2008

Organisations:
Honest Toil Prods

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Genre:
Musical

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Male:  2            Female:  2            Other:  doubling

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Doorways In Drumorty

Synopsis:
Set in the North east of Scotland, inspired and based on the writings of Lorna Moon. the play interweaves stories, both amusing and poignant, into a work that is warm, charming and humorous and that captures the mood of the rural North east in the 1920's.

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RedRag Theatre

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Play/Drama

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Five Pound And Twa Bairns

Synopsis:
On 28th December 1879 the Fife to Dundee rail bridge - at the time the longest in the world collapsed. a passenger train was on it at the time and seventy five people lost their lives. This is the story of three of the women passengers.

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book by Mike Gibb and John Nimmo. Music by Mairi Paton and Mike Gibb

1st Produced:
Byre Theatre, St Andrews    24 Feb 2006

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Genre:
Scottish Musical play

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Land Fit For Heroes

Land Fit For Heroes
a family evicted from their Highland croft settle in the City before leaving for America

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Music by Graham Stephen; lyrics And book by Mike Gibb

1st Produced:
Lemon Tree Studio Theatre, Aberdeen    2001

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Original cast recording: WHaS Records 2001

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Lest We Forget

Synopsis:
The Piper Alpha disaster. The play tells, with a mixture of humour and pathos, the story of two best friends whose lives are changed forever by the Worlds worst offshore disaster.

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1st Produced:
Lemon Tree Studio Theatre, Aberdeen    02 Jul 2008

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Mother Of All the Peoples

Mother Of All the Peoples
With humour and pathos, Mother of All the People tells the remarkable story of Mary Slessor's journey from the slums of Dundee to the darkest jungles of Calabar; the white man's grave. All proceeds to the Dundee based charity, the Mary Slessor Foundation.

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Music by Mike Gibb And Mairi Paton; lyrics And book by Mike Gibb

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Original cast recording: Hame Records (Ha 0112) 2003

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Genre:
Musical

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Male:  -            Female:  4            Other:  doubling

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Sunday Morning On Dundee Law

Synopsis:
December 1944. after five longs year, World War II is drawing to a close when cousins Joe and Matt and best friends, Barbara and Angie meet in Dundees Empress Ballroom, little realizing that the chance encounter would change all of their lives forever.

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Music by Kevin Walsh

1st Produced:
Byre Theatre, St Andrews    02 May 2007

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Genre:
Musical

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