There’s nothing not to like: with Scottish slang, folk music and a lot of heart, Theatre Aquarius’ Maggie is based on the true story of a woman who finds herself in challenging circumstances, and raising three boys to the best of her ability, with the assistance of her friends.

The setting is Lanarkshire, a lowlands county in central Scotland. Many of the townsmen work in a nearby coalmine, while women launder clothes, clean buildings or teach. For titular character Maggie, it’s the only home she’s ever known, and she’s determined to help her boys accomplish their dreams.

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