Drama to end them all

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The term “community play” can conjure up images of amateur productions in local halls – fine, in their own way, but not the stuff of cutting edge drama.

But there’s a whole different dimension to the production currently in preparation at Cumbernauld Theatre, in which the savagery and slaughter of the First World War - and how it impacted on the lives of men, women and children all over Scotland - will be seen at the level where the horror and the tragedy was deeply personal.

Read all about the theatre’s June production of the drama This Rich Dust in this week’s Cumbernauld News.