Archive for January 20th, 2007

About Tam O Shanter

Bruce Fummey gave a cracking first rate performance of his Edinburgh Festival Show “About Tan O’ Shanter”.    The wee library theatre in Perth was simply packed with folk to hear this show.

The first half was a warm up – little to do with Burns, but great fun, ending with three lovely Burns songs movingly sung by Fummey’s sister.

The main show was inspired stuff – Bruce explained in hilarious detail the story of the poem, and a bit about Burns’ life and times.   He finished with an animated rendition of the piece.   The huge appreciation shown by the audience clearly moved the big man.

Quite a night.

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