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Winner of the Scotsman’s Fringe First award for outstanding and innovative writing, 2023

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What the press said about Square Peg

The Scotsman ⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎

“It’s a frank and involving piece, one which surely presents a more nuanced look at the contradictions of masculinity than almost any other on this year’s Fringe.”

Corr Blimey

“An authentic, gorgeously easy-going, and vulnerable piece of solo-performance theatre”

Jackie McGlone

“Seamlessly crafted, profoundly moving, gorgeously enchanting…”

Neurodiverse Review ⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎⭐︎

“A quiet powerhouse of a performer.”


Have you ever felt like something was amiss, like you didn’t quite fit in, as if everything you did to earn the love and belonging you craved kept collapsing like a house of cards?

As if the feeling

of being worthy of love and belonging was forever just outside your reach?

Angry man at sewing machine

Then Square Peg might just speak to you.

It’s about love and pain and loss.
It’s about sensuous silken fabrics draped on the bias,
and Body Shop Cucumber Cleanser.
It’s about broken hearts.
It’s about a wounded man who wounded his son.
It’s about cross dressing.
It’s about a young South Asian sex worker, and a German photographer.
It’s about sex and it’s about handcrafted leather accessories.
It’s about poetry and blackbirds.
It’s about mid-life crises and when your back’s against the wall.
It’s about catharsis.
And finally, it’s about hope.

Watch Square Peg, recorded live at Edinburgh Fringe 2023

Show poster - Square Peg