Armour:A Herstory of the Scottish Bard. Musical.
Played Nancy Maclehose. Produced for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018. 2019. Touring 2020
A new musical about the women behind the Bard. 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. Jean and Nancy inspired some of Burns most famous work, after years of songs being written about them, its time for their story to be told. Using the well-known music of Robert Burns, woven with original composition, Herstory gives a voice to the women behind the bard.
Lydia produces Armour and plays Nancy Maclehose. Armour first appeared at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018 where it enjoyed a sell out run, awards nominations and glowing reviews. Since it has played at venues in both Scotland and England as well as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019. Fearless Players hopes to tour the show further in 2020.