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Not for the faint hearted, iRONS is inspired by Grimm's Snow White and Anne Sexton's poem, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs.


A sumptuous, visual / physical production, the work explores the themes from the point of view of Snow White's stepmother, the queen ~ the transient power of youth, beauty and sex and its impact on women. How women are perceived as they age and why powerful beautiful women are still frequently portrayed as evil in our culture. We must combat stereotypes to rise victorious.

Directed by the multi~award winning Melanie Jordan, iRONS is Lotus Stone's second production and brings together a female creative team with lighting designer Laura Hawkins and sound design by Dr Linda O Keeffe. Lucas Chih-Peng Kao joins the team behind the camera. 


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Creative Team

Theatre-Maker / Performer - Sarah Cosgrove

This is Sarah's second production, which she has created; performed; designed and produced in collaboration with her team.  The debut piece, TODAY I BAKE, was digitally shown at MANIPULATE Festival, earlier this year.

iRONS was created in collaboration with Melanie Jordon, the co-Artistic Director of multi award-winning theatre company Jordan & Skinner.


Director - Melanie Jordan

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Photograph by: Gladys Yelland

Melanie is a director, actor and theatre maker based in Glasgow, creating performance in theatres, on screens and on streets which is visually driven, physically dynamic and exposes our shared humanity with curiosity and humour.
As co-Artistic Director of multi award-winning theatre company Jordan & Skinner (Sanitise, At A Stretch, A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego) she is a Fellow with Barbican, London and Associate Artist with Platform, Easterhouse. Melanie is also Physical Theatre Practitioner with Surge where she creates outdoor performance with community groups and professionals.
Further directing credits include Once You See the Smoke and DRIP//SLICK//SPILL by Scottish Youth Theatre’s National Ensemble, Slug by Visible Fictions, Imaginary Forests by Rowenbank Circus, and Scotland’s Clown Cabaret.

Film Maker Lucas Chih-Peng Kao

Sound Design  Dr Linda O Keeffe

Lighting Design  Laura Hawkins

Camera Assistant & B  Camera Gabriela Pieniazek

Prop Maker Jessica Brettle

Hair & Make-Up Samantha Jack

Social Media Mary Hardie

With thanks to Surge & Props Hire Scotland

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