Honorary Fellow: Association For Scottish Literary Studies
“If we investigate only by physical and chemical means, we can only get physical and chemical answers.”
Commissioned by The Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. Director Hamish Glen. Premire 1989.
Moliere’s Bourgeois Gentilhomme translated/adapted into Scots.
The new title was not used in the premiere production. Some of the management didn’t know what it meant
“delightedly delves into the ruder aspects of Scots reductive humour” The Scotsman
“Colourful and creative .. the sheer musicality of the tongue tickles” Scotland On Sunday.
“a heavy, inflexible-
The play had a successful revival at Dundee Rep, 1995, again directed by Hamish Glen.
Ref: Moliere in Scotland. Noel Peacock. University of Glasgow French and German Publications. 1993. [ISBN 0 85261 392 X]
Alexander, R. Edinburgh Review. 2000.