Cuttin’ a Rug by John Byrne

Time: 7.30pm / 3.00pm on Saturday 11 September
Tickets: £12.00/ £10.00 (concession)

It’s 1957, a Friday night, and in Paisley Town Hall the annual staff dance of carpet manufacturers, AF Stobo & Co. is about to kick off in style.

All the usual suspects have arrived for the do: teddy boys and ready girls, the starchy ex-army boss of the design room, the out-of-his-depth University student, an aging dowager still steadfastly looking for love, a bluntly spoken tea lady – and let’s not forget ‘weedy Hector’, newly promoted to the role of designer and proudly dressed in his Uncle Bertie’s dinner suit.

Plenty of drama, heartbreak, petty fighting and betrayals…It promises to be an eventful evening!

John Byrne’s funny and poignant Slab Boys trilogy paints a vivid picture of the tough, rebellious, working-class culture of 1950s industrial Scotland.

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