They're making a habit of casting famous diminutive Scottish male pin-ups down at Edinburgh's Traverse. Not so long ago, they had Billy Boyd in The Ballad of Crazy Paola only weeks before he went global thanks to The Lord of the Rings. Now, they’ve got Joe McFadden - he of High Road, The

Crow Road and Sparkhouse fame - to star in 15 Seconds. In Francois Archambault’s provocative Quebecois comedy - first produced at Montreal’s Just for Laughs festival - he’ll be acting against the effects of his lovely. luscious eyelashes to play a deadbeat 30- year-old with an early mid-life crisis who enters into a three-way love

triangle with his disabled brother.

15 Seconds, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 18 Mar-Sat 5 Apr:




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