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Macpherson′s Farewell

A Drama
by Dave Buchanan published 2006


Suitable for Adult Groups

Price: 4.00

An historical drama by Dave Buchanan based on the life of James Macpherson, outlaw, who famously danced and played on his fiddle round the gallows tree on which he was due to be hanged.


James Macpherson is falsely accused of murder and condemned to die on the gallows by the Hanging Judge, Lord Grant. His brother Peter and wife Margareta come across crucial new evidence and frantically try to locate Lord Grant. With time slowly ticking, will they be able to obtain a stay of execution in time and save Jamie's life?


Players: 5 Male, 2 Female Parts


Cast: McHennesy, James Macpherson, Braco Macduff, Peter Macpherson, Margareta, Rosa, Lord Grant


Sets: Banff, in and around the Tolbooth or jailhouse


Period: 1705


Running Time: 40 Minutes


Download Sample Script: Macpherson′s Farewell


ISBN: 1-904930-72-7


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