Alan Bissett

Playwright, novelist, performer, bletherer.

September dates

Hi all! Big month for me, this one. Big month for EVERYONE! I’ll be out and about on:


Jock: Scotland on Trial

5th Sept (Fri) @ Holytown Community Centre. Yes Holytown (near Motherwell) Case for Yes event. I’ll be speaking alongside trade unionist and RIC founder Cat Boyd and Robin McAlpine from the Jimmy Reid Foundation and Commonweal. 7pm start.
6th Sept (Sat) @ Dunoon Book Festival. 6pm start, and tickets are just £3, available from Bookpoint and Dunoon Burgh Hall.
7th Sept (Sun) @ Hallglen Sports Centre. Yes Falkirk public meeting. I’ll be speaking alongside Elaine C Smith, Zara Kitson (Green Party) and former MSP Colin Fox. 7:30pm start, with more information available here.
10th-13th Sept @ Finborough Theatre, London. Jock: Scotland on Trial. The first ever full production of Jock and the first time it has been seen by English audiences. Running in tandem with a 20 minute extract from The Pure, The Dead, and The Brilliant. 10pm start, all tickets £10 and available here.
22nd Sept (Mon) @ Smith Museum and Art Gallerty, Stirling Fringe. Ban This Filth! last year’s Edinburgh Fringe solo show having its FINAL EVER PERFORMANCE. 7:30pm start, tickets are £7/6 and available here.
25th Sept (Thurs) @ AK Bell Library, Perth. Stand-up Literature comedy gig. 7.30pm start.
26th Sept (Fri) @ The Sunart Centre, Strontian. As part of the Three Lochs Book and Arts Festival, I’ll be introducing the Spielberg classic, Jaws, and there will be sushi and fishy snacks to enjoy. £5 on the door, 7pm opening, 8pm film start. For more info, click here.
27th Sept (Sat) @ The Sunart Centre, Strontian. I’ll be running a Writers’ Workshop which you can attend with a £10 day ticket (available from local outlets, with more info here).


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