The Last Burrah Sahibs
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Acclaimed storyteller Max Scratchmann celebrates seventy years of Indian independence from British rule and brings the lost world of the infamous Hooghly River Scottish colonies vividly to life in this entertaining hour of autobiographical tales about the Scots in India, accompanied with stunning, previously unseen archive video. Warm, funny and breathtakingly entertaining, this show is a must for anyone interested in the history of Scotlands children of empire. 'Funny, personal and moving " its an elegy to a lost past' (Courier). Scratchmann possesses 'the easy style of a practiced humorist' (Scots Magazine).

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