Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne
Mairi’s adventures with Scotland’s most famous song.
Delivered with her trademark wit and unparalleled musical ability, this funny and heartfelt show resonates with wider universal truths. Audiences will learn more about the song and its history; recognise negotiating the politics of childhood friendships; the challenges of romantic relationships and the highs and lows of
success and failure.
Blending storytelling, animation and movement with new music composed with David Gray and Mairi Campbell this five-star show brings Scotland’s most famous song to life.
Co-devised and directed by Kath Burlinson
Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne was part of the Made in Scotland showcase 2018.
“…virtuosic Mairi Campbell transcends the role of performer…voice is like no other… incredible storyteller…”
★★★★★ Edinburgh Guide
“…irresistible love-letter to the song…”
★★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter
“spine-tingling score…exquisitely satisfying”
★★★★ Musical Theatre Review
“…wonderfully crafted… affecting production”
★★★★ All Edinburgh Theatre
“…beautiful mix of song, fiddle, animation…”
★★★★ The Wee Review
“Beautifully lilting, the tones glisten like water…enriching, heart-warming…”
★★★★ The National