I Hope My Heart Goes First

“Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)”: Sudden interruption or insufficiency of the supply of blood to the heart, often resulting in death.

“Heartbreak”: Overwhelming sorrow, grief or disappointment often a result of loss.

“Lose (one’s) heart to”: To fall in love with, often resulting in joy, harmony and bliss.

“Heart Failure”: Inability of the heart to keep up with the demands on it.


Pure joy… beautiful and brand-new”

★★★★ The Scotsman

There’s engaging freshness, integrity and originality in every strand of this outstanding work”

★★★ The Herald (Glasgow)

I Hope My Heart Goes First was first platformed at the Tramway in 2009. It then went on to be performed as part of the Glasgow IETM festival in 2010 and as part of the Battersea Arts Centre If I Ruled The World Festival in the same year.

In 2011 in received support from the Made in Scotland Award for a season at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where it was programmed at Remarkable Arts. As part of this run it won a Herald Angel Award and became a Fringe sell out show.


To Read Reviews and Watch Footage of Fringe Coverage Clink on Links Below:

Glasgow Herald: http://www.heraldscotland.com/mobile/arts-ents/stage-visual-arts/i-hope-my-heart-goes-first-st-george-s-west-1.1117344

The Guardian Blog: http://m.guardian.co.uk/ms/p/gnm/op/sZu4vaBQ5vx-O3Tzk2ebeow/view.m?id=15&gid=culture%2Fcharlottehigginsblog%2F2011%2Faug%2F12%2Fedinburghfestival-theatre&cat=stage

The Guardian: http://m.guardian.co.uk/culture/2011/aug/10/i-hope-my-heart-goes-first-review?cat=culture&type=article

The Fringe Review: http://www.fringereview.co.uk/fringeReview/4166.html

Stage Won: http://www.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=207&story=E8831312897457

The List: http://edinburghfestival.list.co.uk/article/36190-i-hope-my-heart-goes-first/

The Stage: http://ed.thestage.co.uk/reviews/1426

What’s On Stage: http://www.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=207&story=E8831312897457

Dumbshow podcast: http://www.dumbshow.org/archives/1457

BBC footage: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-14561687

Photos by Kevin Low