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‘A winningly daffy confection’: McGONAGALL’S CHRONICLES – Edinburgh ★★★★

In Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland by Thom DibdinLeave a Comment

One of the strongest points of Gary McNair’s lovable, almost-poetic telling of McGonagall’s life is the pathos it evokes when detailing the onstage abuse he received. It also confronts the problem of how this barracking has been continued long after his death, by the constant kicking he still gets from people who wouldn’t know poetry if it bit them on the bahookie.