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bruce morton photo
Photo by Iain McLean


occasional stand up comedian

Pipeline

November

7
Regal Theatre, Bathgate

14
Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow
History Festival 2-3pm. Interviewing Frankie Boyle.

30
"Tony Benn - A Celebration"
Mixed event of music and spoken word at Glasgow's Mitchell Theatre.

 

December

11-13
The Stand Comedy Club, Glasgow.

19
The Glad Cafe, Shawlands, Glasgow. Music night featuring Rab Noakes and others.
Short stand-up set (+ some songs by my band The Roustabouts)

 

Sound & Vision

Assorted vid clips on the site's video page here.


I wrote a play called Rain. It was broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland. The actors are Ford Kiernan and James Young.
It's a 28 minute black comedy with a twist. Download it here
(mp3 file 38.4mb) 


The #1 Loch Ness Monster Experience
A 5 minute play written by Andrew Learmonth for the National Theatre of Scotland. Andrew kindly asked me & Karen Fraser to play the parts.


Online music station Radio Magnetic still carries a funky little music mix I made. You can hear it here.

Press

Gesture and commentary of the highest class
The Observer

Supremely talented and imaginative
Time Out

Morton is not so much re-writing the rulebook as throwing it away
The Independent

Mirth-God
The Herald

Devastatingly funny - wry and poignant
The Scotsman

Quite simply one of the best and most genuine humourists
The Express

 



 

 

The Greater Shawlands Republic is a satire cabaret run by me and by Andrew Learmonth. We seek autonomy for the southside of Glasgow.

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Here's trombone maverick Ed Whitley at one of the GSR gigs.