Skip to content

Toggle service links

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Lost at Sea - at Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival

Lost at Sea - at Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival

Dates
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 20:00
Location
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA

The Open University is delighted to support the opening night event at Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival 2019: Lost at Sea by Morna Young, presented by Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts. 

“The untold war oh man versus the elements. Oh, I’ll tell it to ye. The tale o the fishermen fightin the ocean. Yer in for a rough ride.” 

A storm is brewing in a small fishing village. A young woman returns home, searching for answers about her father’s death. But as she begins to weave together the strands of her past, a mysterious force unravels family secrets.

Lost at Sea journeys through a labyrinth of myth and memory in an epic tale spanning forty years of the fishing industry. Featuring the voices of fishermen and their families in their own words – with music, songs and Scots language – it is the lyrical and powerfully evocative story of a North-East fishing family.

Inspired by the loss of playwright Morna Young’s fisherman father, Lost at Sea is a personal tribute to the fishing communities of Scotland.  Directed by Ian Brown. 

Directors Note: An incredible script in Burns own language, this is a deeply relevant story of an industry that has shaped our shorelines. 

Tickets are £22, or £11 for people under 26 years of age. Book via the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival website

You can access free learning about Scottish History on our OpenLearn site. 

Contact us

If you are interested in potentially holding an event with us please email: 
Scotland-External-Affairs@open.ac.uk