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Award-winning Firebrand, in partnership with Heart of Hawick and The Byre Theatre, St Andrews, produced the global phenomenon: Grounded by George Brant, Spring 2016.  The show opened and played at Heart of Hawick 3-5 March before transferring to The Byre Theatre 9-19 March 2016.


4* Joyce McMillan: The Scotsman:

“Played with impressive concentration and passion by Janet Coulson”

“directed in supremely simple style by Richard Baron, with superb lighting by Simon Wilkinson”

4* Allan Radcliffe: The Times:

“compelling…Janet Coulson gives a simmering performance”

Audience feedback:

Janet Coulson is absolutely mesmerising in Grounded. Congratulations to all at Firebrand for continuously bringing us stunning theatre. It was more than worth the 110-mile trip to see this show. Fabulous.  Anna Sommerville, Facebook

unequivocally superb, shattering performance of Grounded in Hawick tonight. Acting and production at the highest level. John Hunter, Twitter

Grounded was brilliant, well done to Firebrand, you’ve cracked it again. Kirsty Jobling, Twitter

#Grounded was the most incredible piece of theatre I’ve seen in a while. Jen Grace, Twitter

the most captivating and beautiful piece of theatre by @FirebrandTheatr…absolutely incredible and so relevant. Caroline Christie, Twitter

#Grounded. Stunning from @JanetCoulson and @FirebrandTheatr #Blue…powerful, compelling, moving. James Rottger, Twitter


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