The Last Burrah Sahibs
  • Edinburgh Fringe

The Last Burrah Sahibs is a one-hour, one-man, spoken-word show about the mansion house dwelling life led by ordinary Scottish mill workers in the old jute colonies along the Hooghly river in 20th century Bengal " when it was still possible to walk down Calcutta streets on a Saturday and hear only Scottish accents. A warm and witty tale told in story, film and poetry. 'Funny, personal and moving " its an elegy to a lost past' (Courier). Max Scratchmann is 'one of the countrys most renowned... poets' (Edinburgh Evening News).