The Archive of Educated Hearts

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"For as long as I can remember I have harboured an inarticulate heart..."

Scrawled diary entries & dog-eared photo albums unfold to reveal a delicate glimpse into the fragments of absolute joy and incomprehensible heartbreak that make up a lifetime. You're invited to step inside this unique immersive storytelling installation to discover honest & personal accounts of kindness, courage, friendship and family.

An award-winning production crafted from true stories of families facing breast cancer, written & performed by Casey Jay Andrews, winner of the Scotsman Fringe First Award 2018.

"A show of quiet fragile magic" The List.

"Her writing is so thoughtful and weaves a golden thread around and through this difficult subject" The Scotsman.

"A narrative masterpiece" Fringe Biscuit

Presented by:
Lion House Theatre, Joanne Hartstone and Holden Street Theatres

Casey Jay Andrews is an award winning writer, designer and theatre-maker based in the UK.

Casey’s previous work has been nominated for The Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Fund, The Infallible Awards, The MTN Awards, The NSDF Award, The Sit-Up Awards, The Underbelly IdeasTap Award and The DramaUK Scottish Daily Mail Award.

Casey began writing, directing and designing as one of the Artistic Directors behind HookHitch Theatre, from there she has worked with many collaborators including Joanne Hartstone, Patch of Blue Theatre, The Flanagan Collective, Migration Matters Festival, The Guild of Misrule and more.

Casey is currently producing new work as Artistic Director of Lion House Theatre.