Boldly exploring themes of war, migration and identity, Islander is a play with songs for everyone 8 years and older, catch it at Assembly Roxy from 16th - 18th September!


About Islander

Helen Milne Productions in association with Mull Theatre present

Islander - A New Musical

Eilidh has never left her island. Every day is the same. Same chores, same people, same conversations. She stands on the cliffs and dreams of the Bigland over the sea.

Then one day a strange girl from faraway arrives on the Island - and with her, events that will change Eilidh's life forever.

Boldly exploring themes of conflict, migration and identity, Islander is for everyone 8 years and older. Blending dramatic action, epic storytelling and a cappella song, the performers live-record and layer their voices with looping technology to create a feast for the ears and imagination.

Supported by Creative Scotland


Bethany Tennick - Eilidh
Kirsty Findlay - Arran

Creative Team

Directed by Amy Draper
Written by Stewart Melton
Music & Lyrics by Finn Anderson

Assistant Director - Kate Nancy Stevens
Workshop Facilitator - Alasdair Satchel
Production Assistant - Luke Morley
Company Stage Manager - Claire Litton
Publicity Design - Madison Clare
PR - Storytelling PR
Producer - Helen Milne


★★★★ Time Out (Critic's Choice) Ingenious revival...Amy Draper's extraordinarily sensual production... deserves massive praise Sunday Morning at the Centre of the World

Usagi Yojimbo 'Stewart Melton's loose, funny adaptation... a seasonal treat' ★★★★ Time Out (Critic's Choice)

★★★★★ "Writer Finn Anderson has truly come into his own... with quality writing, a beautiful musical score, vocal harmonies that send shivers down the spine ...this is a musical which hits the spot in some style" (Broadway Baby on Alba)

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