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'An Amazing performance of real theatre.'
- Scotsman Newspaper ⭐⭐⭐

King Of Scotland

By: Iain Heggie

52 mins

Drama & Plays

Modern Plays


King of Scotland is an award-winning, dark comedy and a free adaptation of Gogol's A Diary of a Madman. Long-term unemployed Jamesie McMillan joins a government-funded retraining scheme 'Up The Ladder'. Cited as a shining example of the government's employment policies and chosen for a media profile, Jamesie is taken on by the Department of Upward Mobility. The department gets more than they bargained for, however, when they discover just how far up the ladder Jamesie is expecting to go. Featuring trouserless bankers, talking dogs, flying taxis and a razor-sharp parody of the workings of politics, King of Scotland is an outrageous Fringe First-winning monologue.

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Directed by: Barry Robertson 

Liam Brennan as Jamesie

Recording Engineer: Stevie Bull

Design Artist: David Gilchrist

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