Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard


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What do the widow and mistress of Scotland's famous bard discuss over tea? After the death of Robert Burns, his wife Jean Armour and mistress Nancy Maclehose finally meet. Female-led theatre company Fearless Players bring an all-female production dedicated to the women behind Scotland's history.

Using the well-known music of Robert Burns woven with original compositions, Herstory gives a voice to the women behind the bard. 'Outstanding new writing about Robert Burns' wife and mistress from female-led collective Fearless Players' (Paul Vale, Stage).

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