Lions of Lis­bon

East Kilbride News - - THE TICKET -

In May 1967, 10,000 Celtic fans em­barked on the most im­por­tant cru­sade since the quest for the Holy Grail. The Celti­cade stretched from the Camp­sie Fells to the Pyre­nees, rolling like a green car­pet across Europe.

Fans lived on bor­rowed time and bor­rowed money, ar­riv­ing in Lis­bon with a fist­ful of es­cu­dos and a heart­ful of hope.

In A Play of Two Halves, a cast of 10 plus live band recre­ate the hu­mour, pas­sion and oc­ca­sional calamity that ac­com­pa­nied a Glas­gow & District XI show­ing Europe’s finest how the beau­ti­ful game should be played. Shows East Kil­bride Vil­lage Theatre this Fri­day.

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