What did you think of this performance of ‘Doglife’?

“Engaging, thought-provoking, disturbing”

 “Very good performance, a story well told with no extra props”

 “Quite hard-hitting but believable”


 “Difficult to watch at times but an excellent production”

 “Very powerful, passionate”

“Very intimate and very real”

 “Powerful, real and deeply relatable for many men and women”

 “Very powerful and gave me an insight into things I have no experience of.”

 “Excellent! The realest kind of theatre I’ve ever seen. Themes and issues that people can relate to.”

“Very believable acting. Transfixing because honest.”

 “Raises issues which aren’t spoken about but should be.”

 “Makes you think about life.”

 “Excellent performance, raised lots of questions.”

 “Very important message puit across in a very real way.”

“Incredibly powerful and captivating. Emotionally charged and provocative.”

 “Wonderful performance, very moving, informative and real – an insight into what makes people like they are.”

 “Great to hear a man talk about this.”

“Amazing. Spoke to me about my own life, it was like looking at life in a mirror.”

Issues, subjects, problems, situations that you think would lend themselves to this kind of project

“Mental illness – the personal experience.”

“Preventing young people falling into a downward spiral.”

“A play from a woman’s angle with a happy ending showing a survivor not a victim.”

“Any PTSD-related issues, selfharmers, war-wounded veterans.”

“Simply problems of growing up in today’s society – social media, body image, etc.”

“Bring together different members of communities, prisons, schools.”

“Young people, substance abuse.”

“Lots of current issues – poverty, homelessness, bullying.”

“Austerity-limiting life choices and opportunities.”

“Family and alcohol misuse.”

“Working with young people in Fife – drugs, alcohol, sexism, rape, a few issues they live through every day.”

“The struggle to be who you want to be.”

“Integration of ethnic minorities in community.”

“Debt and cycle of hopelessness.”

“Grooming, violence, addiction, living in poverty.”

“Bullying, unemployment, coming to terms with ageing.”

“Loneliness at all ages.”

“Exposure to pornography and social media at a very early and vulnerable age.”

“Cyclic nature of abuse within poverty, parent to child as well as between partners.”

“More info on the life in prison.”

“Drama allowing children to express their inner emotions.”

“Alcohol, drugs, mental health – impact austerity is having on communities and youth.”

“Highlight the inequality in our society – showcase the issues presented to less fortunate individuals.”

“Debt, housing issues, substance abuse.”

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