When Mountains Meet


Evening 7.30pm

Running time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Age: 8+

When Mountains Meet

A breath-taking blend of gig theatre, storytelling and striking visuals. 

When Mountains Meet is a captivating, cross-cultural tale telling the true story of musician Anne Wood, as she meets her father, family and heritage for the first time. 

An international cast of storytellers and musicians set forth on an unforgettable voyage from the Scottish Highlands to the Himalayas.  

"My mother is Scottish. My father was Pakistani. In my early twenties I found the father I’d never met … but I was taboo in a culture to which I longed to belong.” 

This tender, surprising and heart-opening show offers an immersive audience experience, summoning majestic mountains, mesmerising sounds and mouth-watering tastes.

"Fascinating...richly enjoyable...tells a very personal story with great skill"

Joyce McMillan

Tickets from £14.50*

*Ticket price includes a contribution to the theatre development fund which pays for the restoration and upkeep of our theatres. A £1.50 handling charge will be added if you require postage for your tickets.



25 & Under £10 tickets available to book online on the day of the performance, after 12 noon. Subject to availability. Find out more about how to sign up

Concessions £2 off.
Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call the Box Office to book your tickets. 

If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements, please phone the box office who can advise. 

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 


Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all.

We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

Find more information about access to The Studio.

Access Performances

BSL Interpreted
Thu 25 Apr, 7.30pm
Signer: Anna Spence

Audio Described
Fri 26 Apr, 7.30pm
Audio describer: 
Caroline Jacquet
Touch Tour 6.30pm



An international cast of storytellers and musicians:  

Mary MacMaster, harp (Sileas, The Poozies, Shine, Songs of Separation),  
Rick Wilson, percussion  
Rakae Jamil, sitar, (Mughal-e-Funk). 

Iman Aktar
(The Great Muslim Panto, Play, Pie, Pint) 
Hassan Javed (The Great Muslim Panto) 
Jamie Zubari (IN THE WEEDS (Mull Theatre); GUY FAWKES (York Theatre Royal) 

Creative team

Composer and Musical Director: Scottish violinist Anne Wood (The Raincoats, Katheryn Tickell, Savourna Stevenson, Feis Rois, Deacon Blue, Michael Marra) 

Co-directors: Kath Burlinson (Mairi Campbell:Pulse and Auld Lang Syne) and Niloo-Far Khan (Play, Pie, Pint; Grid Iron/EIF; NTS). 

Set and costume design: Ali Maclaurin  
Digital Artist: Aqsa Arif
Lighting Designer: Louise Gregory
Cultural Consultant: Mashal Peerzada 

Produced by The Authentic Artist Collective and KT Producing  

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