Hogg in the Limelight


My latest 10-minute script Knocking on Heaven’s Door was screened as part of this year’s DunsPlayFest, which ran online from 22nd to 29th May 2021. https://www.dunsplayfest.org.uk

My script was part of four bite-size film plays from Borders Pub Theatre, inspired by the work of James Hogg, the famous Borders poet and essayist, in celebration of his 250th anniversary in 2020. My play imagined a sequel to James Hogg’s book The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner with the main characters Gilmartin (Gilly) and Robert Wringhim arriving at heaven’s door only to be stopped in their tracks by St. Peter. Other plays included:

In the Fold by Campbell Hutcheson; 

I Hear His Voice by Robert Sproul-Cran;

Knocking on Heaven’s Door by Anita John;

James Hogg and the Corbie Craw by Roger Simian

Directed by Vivien Reid and performed, script-in-hand by Emily Larner, Matthew Burgess and David Bon. https://www.facebook.com/BordersPubTheatre/