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Number One Fan by Kim Millar (Edinburgh)

Jan McArthur is raging. Her husband just left her for a woman 20 years her junior. She's lost her job. Her cat just died. And to cap it all, the menopause is on the rampage, leaving her a hot flashing mess. 

When Jan reads Jack Bonham's women hating column, he becomes the embodiment of everything that is wrong in her life. Jan sets out for revenge, and decides to kidnap Bonham until he writes a column in praise of the Older Woman… Before long it becomes clear that the strutting misogynist of his column is nothing more than a fiction… but now Jan's got Glasgow's top broadsheet columnist chained to her kitchen radiator… where does she go from here?

Kim Millar is an established TV scriptwriter and storyliner, who has worked on  Coronation Street, Waterloo Road, Hollyoaks, Eve and  River City.   A former journalist, Glasgow-based Kim currently writes for BBC One's  Casualty, CBBC's  Dumping Ground and daytime BBC soap,  Doctors.

Ticket includes:

  • A play, a pie and a pint of beer/125ml glass of house wine or a regular glass of soft drink, orange juice, filter coffee or tea.
  • A vibrant mix of themes, characters and stories.
  • Lunchtime and evening performances.
  • Easily digestible 50-min play packages.

Explore the full season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at the Traverse.

Written by Kim Millar

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Booking information

Date and Location:

Traverse Theatre

Start Date: Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

End Date: Saturday, 21 September, 2019


Address: 10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh EH1 2ED

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