Alan Bissett

"A stunning piece of theatre" – TIME magazine on The Pure, the Dead & the Brilliant

THE PURE, THE DEAD AND THE BRILLIANT (2014)

What would happen if the bogles, banshees, demons and selkies of Scots folklore were involved in the independence referendum?The Pure, The Dead, and The Brilliant

Entirely crowd-funded and featuring a stunning cast of some of Scotland’s finest actors, The Pure, the Dead and the Brilliant is a sparkling satirical show mixing the faerie tale with the political.

First performed at the Assembly Rooms, at the Edinburgh Fringe, in August 2014, starring Elaine C. Smith, Michele Gallagher, Paul J Corrigan and Martin McCormick. Directed by Sacha Kyle.

WHAT THEY SAID

**** 4 stars ‘inventive, funny, enthralling theatre’ – The Big Issue

“Clever and crowd-pleasing” – Variety

“a stunning piece of theatre” – Time Magazine