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The Man Who Played Robert Burns: An Autobiographical Journey Hardcover – 29 Oct 1987
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John Cairney was asked to play Burns for the first time in a sketch performed by comedian, Jimmy Logan, on BBC television in 1959. John had merely to be a Burns portrait which came to life. When the programme was transmitted, the viewer reaction to this brief appearance was overwhelming.
In 1960, while playing Hamlet at the Glasgow Citizens' he invited the Scottish poet and playwright, Tom Wright, to create a one-man-show based on the life of Scotland's national bard and a working script was ready during 1962....
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The actor's life for me
13 April 1998 - Published on Amazon.com
Delightful book I picked up in a used bookstore in Scotland. Wish I had seen the show! or picked up the LP he made of Burns's poems, for that matter.