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New Words 2010

Review: The Man with the Silver Eye

Launch of Cal Wallace's debut short story anthology


Friday 24 September 2010

Original listing

Grassic Gibbon Centre, Arbuthnott [Map]

Cal Wallace on stage

Photo by Grant Fraser

Cal Wallace

As an interested outsider who decided to come to the performance only half an hour beforehand I didn't know what to expect. I thought the performances were riveting.

It was for me very like being in a small intimate theatre, with excellent and captivating performances from everyone. Each and every story had such an individual stamp on its delivery and the stories were pretty good too!

I liked the way the performers were introduced too with recorder music. My one and only bit of criticism is that, especially at the beginning, the recorder music sounded a bit ‘school recorderish’, however I liked the idea very much and loved the grand daddy recorder.

All in all excellent! A fine night!

Gay Halley

Keith Murray

Keith Murray on stage

Photo by Grant Fraser

The audience

The attentive audience

Photo by Grant Fraser

Promoted by

Blue Salt Publishing

Supported by

Arbuthnott Community Association
Grassic Gibbon Centre
North East Writers


Supported by Aberdeenshire Council

Vibrant Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council

Bookfestival Scotland

Scottish Book Trust

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