Traverse Theatre Company



6 & 7 May


Concessions: £2 off
Under 25s: Half price

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By Andy Duffy
Directed by Emma Callander
Traverse Theatre Company



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“Everything that happens is created by you.”

Confidence is everything in the world of high finance. Confidence in yourself, confidence in the market. Lose that and you lose everything.

Crash is the story of an enigmatic trader attempting to rebuild his life following a tragic event. As he takes the first tentative steps back into the brutal landscape of trading stocks, he feels the pressure begin to build.

In the continuing wake of the financial crisis, Scottish writer Andy Duffy creates a rare and poetic insight into the psychology of a banker’s world.

Show Times

Friday 6 May 7.30pm
Saturday 7 May 2.30pm
Saturday 7 May 7.30pm


Crash is a fast-paced, punchy production that keeps you guessing beyond the hour-long run time. Edinburgh Evening News

Once your breathing returns to normal, Crash may leave you questioning everything. ★★★★ Exeunt

It’s an absorbing performance. ★★★★ TV Bomb

Jamie Michie’s performance is spot on. Financial Times

Michie’s persuasively nuanced performance convinces you that his character is haunted by the past … a compelling tour-de-force. The Herald

Andy Duffy’s Crash is an elegant piece of storytelling. The List

Evocative monologue set against the global crisis that hovers between poetry and drama. The Stage

It builds and builds towards something dark and terrible. Three Weeks

An intense, troubling and beautifully-shaped piece of writing. (Crash, Autumn 2014) The Scotsman

Cast & Team

By Andy Duffy

Directed by Emma Callander


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