Burke & Hare

Serial killer play Burke is back

Serial killer play Burke is back

Serial killer play Burke, by Edinburgh playwright Caroline Dunford, is to return for one night only as part of Close Fest, performed in Mary King’s Close under the Royal Mile.

October 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Burke Returns!

Burke Returns!

West Port Productions resurrect Caroline Dunford’s Burke By Thom Dibdin Burke, Caroline Dunford’s play based on the exploits of serial murderers Burke and Hare, returns to the Vaults on Merchant Street this week for a four-night run. Previously staged by Siege Perilous and West Port Productions last November (review here), the production is directed by […]

October 25, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Æ Review – Burke

Æ Review – Burke

* * * The GRV By Thom Dibdin Darkly brooding, Caroline Dunford’s new play about Edinburgh’s serial murders, Burke and Hare, is given an atmospheric production by Siege Perilous, in association with West Port Productions. Set in the prison cell from which Burke was to be taken to his death, Andrew Hainey creates him as […]

November 19, 2010 | By | Reply More
Æ News – Burke & Hare murders re-examined in new play

Æ News – Burke & Hare murders re-examined in new play

Edinburgh theatre companies Siege Perilous and West Port Productions are teaming up to stage Burke, a new play based on serial murderers Burke and Hare, at the GRV in November.

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