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Jimmy Lee: The Runaway

Jimmy Lee: 'The Runaway'Apr 15, 7:30pmSwallow TheatreJimmy Lee had a start in life few would have survived. Taken into care at four years old, by the age of eleven he’d had ten homes and nine schools. At the age of 14 he ran away … then his troubles really began!!

‘Jimmy Lee’s songs and life story come together in a show, with Jimmy, his guitar, wonderful songs and narrative linked to projected images that give you a personal insight into one of the most incredible life stories you are ever likely to hear ...’

‘Emotional and uplifting this highly entertaining show will transport you into his extraordinary world full of incredible twists and turns…’

Tickets cost £12 (Friends' Early Bird £11) and can be booked online (no booking fee) at www.swallowtheatre.co.uk or telephone 01988 850368 (please leave a message).
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Hurry! There are only three places left on our one-day writing workshop on Saturday 11 March with Des Dillon (poet, short story writer, novelist, dramatist, broadcaster, screen writer and scriptwriter). http://swallowtheatre.co.uk/production/write-on-with-des-dillon/

Hurry! There are only three places left on our one-day writing workshop on Saturday 11 March with Des Dillon (poet, short story writer, novelist, dramatist, broadcaster, screen writer and scriptwriter). swallowtheatre.co.uk/production/write-on-with-des-dillon/ ... See MoreSee Less

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About

Distant view of the Swallow Theatre site PictureThe Swallow Theatre is a 50-seat venue in rural Dumfries and Galloway, and is located about three miles from Whithorn (Scotland’s earliest Christian settlement and one of its very oldest towns) and ten miles from Wigtown (Scotland’s book town).

To read about how this unique venue was created please click the button below.

Become A Friend

Swallow Theatre at night photographWhy not become a Friend of The Swallow Theatre and support the work of both the theatre and the associated Swallow Theatre charity whilst enjoying some benefits in return?

The Swallow Theatre Association

Swallow Theatre Wall Plaque PictureThe Swallow Theatre Association, is a registered charity which has been affiliated to the theatre since 1997.

The Association supports events that would not be viable in such a small rural venue, such as the Youth Drama Summer School, some professional theatre, and classical music.

When you become a Friend of The Swallow Theatre you also automatically become a member of The Swallow Theatre Association.

Creative Retreat

The Swallow Theatre viewed across the pond
For creative companies and individuals who want to get away from it all and have focussed production development or rehearsal time. We can offer packages that include the use of the theatre, refreshment room (The Sumner Room) and the on-site self catering accommodation.

We can also offer production services including lighting design, sound design and photography.

We will be adding our technical facilities and venue information to the website in the near future. In the meantime please contact us using the button below.

Theatre and Venue Hire

The Swallow Theatre reflected in the pond picture
The Swallow Theatre and the refreshment room are both available for hire at very reasonable prices.

The Theatre can be hired for small conferences (up to 50 people), talks, presentations, classes, rehearsals and performances.

The refreshment room (The Sumner Room) can be hired for meetings and classes.

If you think the venue might be suitable for something you are considering, please talk to us.

We will be adding our technical facilities and venue information to the website in the near future. In the meantime please contact us using the button below.