Alexander McCall Smith introducing me to Richard, Duke of Buccleuch at the Borders Book Festival on Saturday 15th June 2019:


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Alexander McCall Smith had invited me to film the rehearsals for the libretto ‘Dandie Dinmont’ that he had co-written with Tom Cunningham. After three days of rehearsals the world premiere of Dandie Dinmont was staged in Harmony Gardens. Dandie’s 8 children were pupils of Melrose Primary School.

What a wonderful memory of Dandie Dinmont all involved now have. A memory. A keepsake.

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