Connie, an unemployed lady, visits the local library to keep warm and save on her high energy bills. Discovering the poems and songs of Rabbie, she then visits the Robert Burns Information Centre to find out more.
This humorous drama unfolds as Connie tries to make sense of the life and works of Scotland’s greatest poet and songwriter! Popular poems and songs of Burns will be performed live.
The professional cast includes, actor Lesley Robertson, narrator/interviewer Dave Dewar, musicians Wendy Weatherby on cello and voice, Sandy Brechin on accordion, keyboards and voice, with Andy Morton former President of Dundonald (Ayrshire) Burns Club on voice.
The show is written and directed by Dave Dewar of Cultural Connections, whose previous shows have told the story of Dumfriesshire notables, Rev. Henry Duncan, Joseph Thomson, Thomas Telford and Elizabeth Crichton.