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James Duthie

JAMES DUTHIE

  

Nationality:    Scottish
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James Duthie is 62 and is a former fisherman who lives with his wife, Margaret. the couple have two grown-up children, and live in the coastal fishing village of St. Combs. James worked as a fisherman from the age of 15, and only started writing at the age of 40. His promising career as a TV writer was cut tragically short by the onset of Crohn's Disease. Despite the subsequent onset of osteoporosis, a heart condition and depression, James has continued to battle with his ill health and has thankfully now regained his creative urge to write. address: 18 east Street, St. Combs , FRaSeRBURGH, aB43 8ZX. Telephone: 01346-582196

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below is a list of James Duthie's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Donal And Sally         Drystane Dyker, The         Five Kilo Johnny         Greta         Sealkie, The         Star O'Buchan



Donal And Sally

Synopsis:
a play about two mentally handicapped teenagers that questions society's views on their right to have a full sexual relationship. the play was directed by Brian Parker and won the prestigious directors award at the Prague Festival. the actor Gerard Kelly (City Lights, Brookside, Dalziel & Pascoe, Rab C. Nesbit and Hamish Macbeth) also attributes his part in Donal and Sally as being the launch pad of his professional acting career

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Produced by the BBC as a Play for Today    -

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(Play for Today Series). eM, 1978   -

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Drystane Dyker, The

Synopsis:
a play about Robbie, a drystane dyker, ex-soldier and alcoholic, who is haunted by the demons of his past life as a soldier, when he had to kill his fellow man

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This play won the Harry Govan Memorial Award for 'Best Scottish Drama' of that year.

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Five Kilo Johnny

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unproduced    -

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Greta

Synopsis:
a theatre play that is character driven and explores euthanasia through the character of the transvestite 'Greta' who is slowly going mad with the strain of having to look after his paralysed mother, with little or no help from his brother or his family

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the lead role of 'Greta' was played by the late Russell Hunter (Callan, Para Handy, Scotch & Wry etc.), And was produced by the Traverse theatre, Edinburgh, to great critical Acclaim. It Also proved to be the most financially successful production staged

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Sealkie, The

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unproduced    -

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Star O'Buchan

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unproduced    -

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