Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

Fearless Players
January 23, 2020 7:30 pm
January 23, 2020 8:30 pm


What do the widow and mistress of Scotland’s famous bard discuss over tea? After the death of Robert Burns, his wife Jean Armour and mistress Nancy Maclehose finally meet.

Female-led theatre company Fearless Players bring an all-female production dedicated to the women behind Scotland’s history. Using the well-known music of Robert Burns woven with original compositions, Herstory gives a voice to the women behind the bard.

‘Outstanding new writing about Robert Burns’ wife and mistress from female-led collective Fearless Players’ (Paul Vale, Stage).


Venue Information

About the venue:

  • The entrance to the Gilded Balloon Basement is on Rose Street Lane South on the corner of the Rose Theatre Edinburgh.
  • Accessibility: the GB Basement is accessed by 12 stairs down. For more information about accessibility head over to our Accessibility page
  • Doors, bar and box office are open 45 minutes prior to show start time (1 hour for special events)
  • We have a lovely wee bar serving a variety of drinks and snacks.