Where: The Phoenix Ale House, Inverness / The Drouthy Cobbler, Elgin
When: Wednesday October 28th (Inverness) / Saturday October 31st (Elgin
Why: Highland actor and writer John Burns is reviving his Edinburgh Fringe play about mountaineer, poet, and black magician Aleister Crowley. Crowley, who once lived on the shores of Loch Ness at Boleskine, has become an iconic figure amongst followers of the occult and esoteric religions. Burns’ play is an exploration of his life and follows Crowley’s journey from a devout Christian to one of the most controversial men of the twentieth century.