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Gary McNair’s LETTERS TO MORRISSEY wins a Fringe First Award


LETTERS TO MORRISSEY has been awarded a Fringe First at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

It’s 1997. You’re 11. You’re sad, lonely and scared of doing anything that would get you singled out by the hopeless, angry people in your hometown. One day you see a man on telly. He’s mumbling, yet electrifying. He sings: ‘I am human and I need to be loved, just like everybody else does’. You become obsessed with him. You write to him. A lot. It’s 2017. You find those letters and ask yourself: ‘Has the world changed, or have I changed?’.

Written and performed by Gary McNair, this one man show is presented by the Traverse Theatre Company in association with Tron Theatre.

Ticket information can be found here

The Scotsman ****
The Telegraph ****
What’s on Stage  ****
The Wee Review ****
Broadway Baby ****

“Nobody is better than McNair at capturing what it feels like to be the odd kid” The Guardian

“McNair is a consummate storyteller” The Stage

Published: 11th August 2017