Aye Write: Tom Leonard with Tam Dean Burn, new Scots translation Mother Courage, 6th April

Tom Leonard and Tam Dean Burn: Mother Courage

6 Apr 2014  •  7:30 P.M – 8:30 P.M  •  Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN

A new Scots translation of Bertolt Brecht’s great anti-war play of the twentieth century.

Tom Leonard and Tam Dean Burn: Mother Courage

Mother Courage by Bertolt Brecht is the great anti-war play of the twentieth century. Here Tom Leonard’s presents his new Scots translation. With actor/director Tam Dean Burn, he will show scenes from the play and lead discussion on its significance in the year marking the start of the war to end all wars. 

The full play will be read at the Tron Theatre on Saturday April 5. 

Glasgow born Tom Leonard is best known for poetry written in the urban speech of that city. This, and his seminal critical writings, have had a major impact on attitudes to language and writing in Scotland, and beyond.

Edinburgh born actor Tam Dean Burn has played a wide range of roles on stage and screen, including in Taggart, War Horse and The Borgias.

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