DUNSPLAYFEST ONLINE ‘22
AVAILABLE FROM 21 May – 11 June
NEW FILM PREVIEW!
BILL McLAREN: FIGHTING THE ENEMY
by Firebrand Theatre Company
Photo Credit: Lindsay Ross
Prior to its 2023 screen premiere celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Borders rugby legend, here is an exclusive for DunsPlayFest online, a preview the film of Firebrand’s acclaimed stage production of Bill McLaren: Fighting the Enemy!
Award-winning Firebrand’s imaginative and moving new romantic drama reveals an unknown chapter of McLaren’s young life and its fascinating links to George Orwell, the author of the greatest novel of the twentieth century,1984.
Spiced with humour and nostalgic song, Fighting the Enemy uses McLaren’s richly entertaining diaries and letters to girlfriend Bette Hill, to tell the passionate untold love story that helped shape the Man Behind the Voice.
CAST: Crawford Logan, David Rankine, Dannielle Stevenson
DIRECTOR: Richard Baron
PRODUCERS: Ellie Zeegen, Susan Taylor
FILM MAKER: Daryl Cockburn
Bill McLaren: Fighting the Enemy was first performed at Heart of Hawick
on Saturday 6th November 2021 in partnership with Live Borders and The
Bill McLaren Foundation.
PLUS, NINE FILMS OF STAGED PLAYS AND A SOLO SHOW BY GERDA STEVENSON FROM DUNSPLAYFEST ‘22, AND FOUR NEW ONLINE PLAYS FROM BREWERY ARTS KENDAL, TOM MURRAY AND JOHN MCEWEN!
DunsPlayFest ’22 Online Trailer
FILM MAKER: Glen Shepherd
TO BOOK AND MAKE A DONATION
Donations are always welcome. DunsPlayFest is a charity and run by volunteers, your support will help make DunsPlayFest ’23 possible!
To donate, click the Donation button on the Eventbrite screen. This enables you to donate and register to receive your FREE DunsPlayFest Online Pass link, or just click register to receive your FREE pass link on 21/5/22. You can register for a FREE pass up to 11/6/22.
SAVE THE DATE!
Dates for DunsPlayFest 2023: APRIL 28 – MAY 8