Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck is the comic and tragic tale of how the greatest bagpiper of all time rocked the history and traditions of bagpiping and how he changed the life of one young piper forever!

Thunderstruck

About Thunderstruck

31st August 2022
6.30pm
The Byre Theatre St Andrews
University of St Andrews Abbey Street , St Andrews KY16 9LA
Pay What You Can £15 / £12 / £10
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David Colvin’s award-winning production focuses on Gordon Duncan and how he changed the life of one young piper from Fife.

‘Sensationally epic and brutally intimate’, this international award winning production immerses you in the legacy and mythology of Gordon Duncan, a Pitlochry bin man, who flew beyond the summit of his art to change Scottish music forever. This is the story of a tortured soul, but are the demons his, or Scotland’s?

Take whatever romantic notions you have of the bagpipes and leave them at the door.

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