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Meg's Tale

The real story of Robert Burns' Tam O'Shanter - from the viewpoint of a horse and a barmaid. With Maureen Beattie. From 2014.

How Robert Burns discovered the real story of Tam O'Shanter's big night out at Alloway Kirk.

Revealed from the point of view of a young barmaid called Norah and her Aunty Meg, who finds herself the victim of a spell malfunction, becoming the horse whom Burns made famous in Tam O'Shanter.

Murdo Fletcher ...... Stanley Baxter
John Knox ...... Stuart McQuarrie
Mary Queen of Scots ...... Tracy Wiles
Chronicler ...... Hugh Ross

Other parts played by the cast.

Written by Rona Munro.

Director: Marilyn Imrie

A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in 2014.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Jul 2019 05:00

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Role Contributor
Burns Stanley Baxter
Meg Maureen Beattie
Norah Tracy Wiles
Tam Stuart McQuarrie
Writer Rona Munro
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Catherine Bailey


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