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Written & Performed by Gary McNair
Directed by Joe Douglas
Music by Simon Liddell

I’m in love with a man from Dundee
Though he lived 100 years before me
His name was Sir William Topaz McGonagall
His life I will now attempt to chronicle.

A biography in ‘almost rhyming verse’ of the late Dundonian poet - Sir William Topaz McGonagall - the only way to honour the great Dundonian man who has come to be known as the 'World’s Worst Poet'.

Expect a healthy dose of McNair’s unique storytelling style as McGonagall, and the many other characters of his truly unique and fascinating story, are brought to the stage in a tragi-comedy, with music played live by Simon Liddell of Scottish Indie band Frightened Rabbit

 “a perfectly-pitched production”

The Scotsman

★ ★ ★ ★

The Herald
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McGonagall's Chronicles

  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund