Love Drama & The Great Yes, No, Don’t Know Five Minute Theatre Show! By Katie Fegan

The National Theatre of Scotland’s Five Minute Theatre is a very familiar project to us here at Love Drama, as I’m sure it is to those of you who are regular readers of this blog. So far we have entered in a whopping 7 entries over the years, the most recent being as part of

Just Say Yes!- Taking Chances by Katie Fegan, 17

A million decisions are made every day, and most of these we take for granted. We choose what to eat for breakfast, the clothes we’re going to wear and the general plan for accomplishing whatever short term goals we have recently set out for ourselves. I guess you wouldn’t call these things ‘opportunities’. But, the

Glasgow Girls Review by Katie Fegan, 17

Foreword by Kirsten McCrossan (founder of Love Drama). Cora Bissett’s Glasgow Girls from The National Theatre of Scotlandhas had a big effect on Love Drama. I am a massive fan of the show and went twice in the last Glasgow run. I was delighted when I heard it was back again and that there was a suitable date

Truth About Youth by Katie Fegan, 16

Imagine being told you could achieve your childhood dream, being told that when you made that wish upon a star it really would come true. I recently asked two of my best friends, Meg and Kirsten, what they wanted to do when they were seven years old. Kirsten wanted to be a paleontologist Meg wanted to be

Our Musselburgh 12-16s are interviewed by YOUNG SCOT

After the Musselburgh Improv Academy’s involvement in the ‘One Day’ event in Glasgow, Young Scot were keen to interview the group to find out about their views on the perceptions of young people in the media.

‘ONE DAY’ – The Scottish Youth Parliament & Glasgow by Calum Johnston, 15

“After 4 hours rehearsal,  many changes to the show and losing tickets, the Love Drama Improv Academy stormed through Glasgow and succeeded in its objectives. I found myself having a wonderful time, meeting new people and drinking seven……yes…seven cups of tea.” Calum Johnstone, 15, member of the Love Drama Improv Academy, Musselburgh Hello Kirsten, thanks once again

The Truth About Youth: ‘ONE DAY’ Event – Glasgow by Katie Fegan, 15

“That day was honestly one of the best days of my life and I was so happy to be a part of it!” Katie Fegan, member of the Love Drama Improv Academy, Musselburgh On the 4th of August 2012, the Love Drama Improv Academy had the privilege of going into the city of Glasgow to showcase


I was struck by the vehemence of a trio of girls from the Love Drama group, slithering around in a messy bedroom on piles of celebrity-and-beauty magazines. By JOYCE MCMILLAN Published on Thursday 19 July 2012  The Scotsman Review of National Theatre of Scotland’s Award Winning ‘Five Minute Theatre’ ****

Five Minute Theatre – YOUTH by Calum Johnston, 15

“I loved the fact that the group managed to go more national and show themselves to Scotland, and even the world.”  Calum Johnson on Five Minute Theatre Members of the Love Drama Improv Academy were asked to blog about their Five Minute Theatre experiences. Here is Calum’s blog…   Sadly, due to the exams in May,

‘Our Five Minute Theatre Experience’ by James Fontana, 14

“We went with the idea that there had been a rumour spread around a school, that the famous actor, Johnny Depp had died.” James Fontana, Love Drama Improv Academy member Our Improv Academy students were asked to blog about their Five Minute Theatre experiences – here is an entry from James Fontana, 14.  We started