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No Help When Dead

A state of the nation play set during a Paisley pub's first ever poetry slam.

As an ultra-nationalist and an ultra-morbid poet prepare to compete against a scantily clad Biblical-rapper, a man professing to be William McGonagall arrives to take stock of Scotland's brave new lyrical world.

By David Ashton. David Ashton is a writer and actor best known for his radio drama series McLevy staring Brian Cox.


McGonagall/Hugh..David Ashton
Francine/Angela......Angela Darcy
Donald..........Finn den Hertog
Baxtet........Steven McNicoll
Jenny Salt......Wendy Seager.

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 23 Jul 2010 12:00
BBC Radio Scotland Highlands and Islands