Alasdair Gray (2010 event)

With the help of three professional actors, Lanark author Alasdair Gray presents the short prologue and the first act of his irreverent adaptation of Goethe's Faust into a comedy called Fleck. Not satisfied with Goethe’s own ending, Gray says he ‘wanted to wrench the story into my own vision of the 20th and 21st century’. He does so by inviting the Devil to lead the hero into a 21st century that Goethe never imagined.

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