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Our Vision

Engaged, educated and empowered generations through the arts.

Our Mission

Our mission is to use the arts to inspire and encourage social awareness and responsibility.


Baldy Bane was started way back in 1991 and has toured all over Scotland ever since. We have been lucky enough to work with a broad range of partners including The Scottish Government, NHS, Police Scotland, Zero Tolerance, Road Safety Scotland and many more.

Over the years we have developed dramas in collaboration with supporting organisations on issues such as bullying, gender based violence, knife crime, road safety, bogus calling, abuse in teenage relationships and internet safety among many others.

As well as providing hard hitting issue based dramas, we also tour an annual pantomime production to primary schools. Coming up in December 2018 and January 201 is“Trevor Thomas Travels Through Time”. Click here for more information.

Additionally, we facilitate training and workshops through the tool ofrole-play and forum theatre. This can be in any setting from schools and workplaces to colleges and conferences.

In 2015, Baldy Bane received charitable status and we are embracing this new opportunity by continuing to provide compelling theatre in education productions while also focusing on developing some new dramas. Our board of directors come from a varied background bringing a diverse range of skills and expertise to help us continue to develop Baldy Bane for the future.

We recently celebrated our 25th anniversary and what a great 25 years it has been!


  • Pantomime 2018- We are already taking bookings for our 2018 panto. Click here for more information or contact usto book your preferred date. It’s never too early to get in touch!

  • Baldy Bane was delighted to produce“For Auld Langside” at Queen’s Park Arena on the 12th & 13th May as part of the Langside 450 event which commemorated 450 years since the Battle of Langside.

  • Our productions of“Friends Disunited”and “School Daze”on behalf onRoad Safety Scotlandwill be touring again in the Autumn term. Contact Greigfor more information.

  • Our Spring tour of“The Journey” for P6 & P7 toured all over Scotland between January & May 2018. For information about future tours in your local authority,contact Greig.
  • Victoria O’Rourke and Craig Anthony Ralston, accompanied by our Executive Director, performed some key scenes from“Crush” at an annual conference for practitioners and managers fom multi-agency backgrounds in Stornoway in 2017.

  • “Unpathed Waters, Undreamed Shores”was performed at the Tramway in Glasgow as part of the Southside Fringe. This piece is a beautifully haunting multi-media presentation involving dance, theatre, poetry, film and music and illustrates the experiences of refugee families making their journey to Scotland and the welcome they receive on arrival. Funding for the project was made through Awards for All and was developed in collaboration with staff, parents and pupils of St Albert’s Primary School in Pollokshields.

  • Baldy Baneis an accredited Living Wage Employer!

  • “Better Late Than Dead On Time” has received some excellent feedback from community groups across Scotland. Here are some of the comments sent to us by Prestwick Youth Club:

“It was so good. It was inspiring…Thank you ”
“I thought it was really good. Now I know how to stay safe on the road ”

“Great show. Changed my opinion when it comes to road safety“
“I really enjoyed it and I will be more road aware“
“I thought it was really good and it helped my awareness "

  • The Journey, comissioned by Road Safety Scotland,visited P6 audiences across Scotland from January until May 2017. Keep a look-out for photos of the teams in action on our Facebook and Twitter.

  • A Spring tour of“Crush"and"Gold Stars and Dragon Marks”took place in the Glasgow area earlier this year. There are plans of touring again in Spring 2018. If you would like more information about the projects or would like to enquire about securing a date in the next tour,contact Lynsey. After receiving a performance of“Crush”, John Paul Academy in Glasgow had this to say:

As always, the cast were superb in every way and the pupils were
both entertained and educated on a very important, and perhaps
more relevant than ever, topic.
We are so grateful to have been afforded this opportunity.

Baldy Bane Theatre Company is delighted to announce that we have been comissioned byRoad Safety Scotland to provide their Theatre in Education programme from Summer 2016. We will be touring annually all over Scotland with four plays on a range of road safety related topics such as young/new drivers and road safety for pupils transitioning from Primary to Secondary school. Click here for more information.

"The Kamikazeby Mark MacNicol toured to a wonderful response in Spring 2017. For more information, or to enquire about the project for the 2018 tour,contact us. St Joseph’s Academy in East Ayrshire had this to say after their recent performance:

On behalf of the pupils and staff of St Joseph’s Academy,I would like to thank you for another superb performance on Tuesday.

Joe, Rowan and Matt are fabulous actors and the parts they played really hit home with our pupils. They were also very courteous, obliging and professional in their approach to setting up, delivering the workshops and clearing up afterwards.

We hope to see them back next year!

  • Baldy Bane performed at the 'Choices for Life' event in association with Police Scotland.'Choices for Life’ is a Police Scotland innovative diversionary and educational initiative aimed at raising awareness amongst young people aged 11-18, about the dangers of misuse in relation to smoking, alcohol and drugs as well as online safety and advice on how to deal with negative peer pressure.

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Baldy Bane Theatre 2018 - Registered Company SC135772 / Charity Number SC046223