Honorary Fellow: Association For Scottish Literary Studies
“If we investigate only by physical and chemical means, we can only get physical and chemical answers.”
The Gay Gorbals
Written on spec. Bought by Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Premiere 1976, director Chris Parr.
A serious comedy with specially-
"I doubt if any new play has provoked such hilarity at the Traverse" The Observer
"a romp of a play .. robust and earthy comedy" Glasgow Herald
"the flow of song, dance, sardonic humour and good-
"a happy play, written by a craftsman" The Stage.
"stale beyond belief .. production is as square and old-