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An evening with Robert Louis Stevenson

Thu 7 Apr 16

'An evening with Robert Louis Stevenson'
featuring John Shedden as RLS

Discover Dunfermline Tours presents a one-man play featuring one of
Scotland's most prolific and most loved writers : Robert Louis Stevenson
portrayed by veteran Scottish actor John Shedden on Thursday
28 April.

The play takes place in The Hub Café in Dunfermline's High Street.

The year is 1888 and RLS, journeying through Scotland, has taken

'Lodgings' in The Hub for the evening.

While in his room on the upper floor, he works intensely on his latest
novel, but unable to sleep he ventures downstairs to the bar for a 'nightcap'.
He joins the other customers and proceeds to give an impromptu reading
from some of his previous novels and for that evening, an exclusive reading
from his latest, but unfinished novel – Kidnapped!
John Shedden, brings to life the character of RLS.

The performance lasts just on an hour but afterwards, John will engage in
conversation with any of the audience regarding the play and about RLS in

The performance is on Thursday 28 April, doors open at 7.15pm.

Tickets, which must be booked in advance, are available from The Hub, 82 High
Street, Dunfermline. Telephone: 01383 737594

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