Past Productions



Performed at Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre for Fringe 2017.

Part Swiftian satire, part intimate reflection on what it’s like growing old, Robert Dawson Scott’s timely new play, Assessment asks troubling questions about selling, self-worth and the dark side of family values.

Glowing reviews from a number of publications can be found here.

Directed by Alice Langely

Written by Robert Dawson Scott

Cast: Stephen Clyde, Karen Bartke, Taqi Nazeer, Selina Boyack and Effie Scott.

A6 Flyer Complete FRONT


Coup de Grace

Performed at Sweet Venues for the run of the fringe 2016 Coup de Grâce was a chilling tale of a young girl desperately trying to recall the events of a night that changed her life forever.

With a three-star review from Broadway Baby and glowing reviews from audience members this was a fantastic run for Shows on a Shoestring.

Directed by Effie Scott

Written by Hannah Hopkins Jones

Cast: Ruth Brandon, Michael J Warne, Eliza Rose and Patric Fuller

Broadway Baby Review by Dixon Baskerville

Jack and the Beanstalk.jpeg

Jack and the Beanstalk

Shows on a Shoestring’s first production was the grand old panto Jack and the Beanstalk.
Performed at The Old Hairdressers in Glasgow for a three night run in December 2012.

Directed by Effie Scott and James Ringer

Written by Joe McCrum

Cast: Byron Evans, Mateo Ventisei, Suki McFarland, Eddy Mackenzie, James Ringer, Megan Penam, Caroline McEwan and Stewart Campbell

Production Photographs