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In this sexy romantic epic, ‘Dangerous Liaisons’meets ‘Amadeus’ in the form of Scotland’s greatest poet, Robert Burns.Bringing together a superlative ensemble cast, BURNS is at once acelebration of love and its passions, and a powerful, emotional look ata man’s journey in search of his true self. With his book in almostevery house in West Scotland, the ‘ploughman poet’ moves to Edinburghwhere his fame is immediate and spectacular, quickly elevating hisstatus in the city’s high society – whereupon he recklessly challengesand seduces at every turn. Burns becomes the focus of countless femaleadmirers, which Burns, already with a reputation for the ladies, ispowerless to resist. But Burns soon tires of these easily won trophiesand searches out an altogether headier brew in the form of NancyMcLehose – an elegant and mysterious woman of high status. For onceBurns has met his match and the two of them joust along delicious andincreasingly sexual lines. Eventually Burns realises that he mustchoose between the hedonistic world that has enveloped him and thetruer, simpler more complete life offered by his first love Jean. Suchwas the power of his work and the epic sweep of his passionate life,the world still sings his infamous ‘Auld Lang Syne’ every New Year’sEve, and celebrates his birthday on 25th January in Burns’ NightSuppers all over the world from Tokyo to Cape Town.

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