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The Bookies archiveMichelle, Pat, John (staff) and Harry (punter) spend their days in a rundown Edinburgh Bookies. One day things take an unexpected turn and Pat wonders if it's odds-on he'll lose his job. Bad things happen to bad people they say; and as the tensions rise and accusations fly, the mystery deepens. Meanwhile, gambling addict Harry is convinced there is a ghost in the machine. Dark forces are at work here but will the truth finally be revealed? The world premiere of this black comedy will have you in stitches wondering who will win and who will lose. It's a riveting new thriller where our four untrustworthy heroes are brought vividly to life by the acclaimed Dundee Rep Ensemble. Everyone keeps their cards close to their chest but things are not quite as they seem here in the Bookies so get ready for a night of secrets, lies and big surprises; in the end, it's all or nothing.


Irene Macdougall (Michelle), Barrie Hunter (Harry), Ewan Donald (Pat), Benjamin Osugo (John)


Author(s): Michael Burnett, Joseph McCann
Director(s): Sally Reid, Michael Howell (casting), Raymond Short (fight)
Design(s): Kenny Miller, Laura Spark (video)
Costume: Kenny Miller
Lighting: Lizzie Powell
Sound: Niroshini Thambar
Dramaturg: Douglas Maxwell
Other: Jean Sangster (voice coach)

The Bookies

The Bookies (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0571681926. Details of all The Bookies archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S364338685

Archive Listings

3 May 22
21 May 22
Dundee Repertory Theatre
Performance Details => Venue archive


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