TAM O’ SHANTER,
TALES & WHISKY
‘Tam O’ Shanter, Tales & Whisky’ is a comic celebration of the ‘Gothic’ poems of Robert Burns. You’ll see Stolen Elephant Theatre perform ‘Tam O’ Shanter’, ‘Death and Dr Hornbook’ and ‘Address to the Deil’.
And we’ll be telling the traditional folk tales ‘The Witch of Fife’ and ‘The Haunted Ships’.
So. Expect to encounter Death, Witches, Kelpies, Elves and The Devil himself. Also an eerie soundscape inspired by the poet’s songs.
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