Bible John

Bible John & The Pleasance

31st Jul 2019 - 26th Aug 2019

Pleasance Above - Pleasance Courtyard


Suitable for ages 14 and above


1969 at the Barrowlands Ballroom in Glasgow, three women are murdered by an Old Testament-quoting serial killer, nicknamed Bible John. He has never been caught.

2019, four women bound by their obsession with true crime want to change that. Immersing themselves in the world of Bible John and his victims, they try to solve the case, once and for all.

A riotous, furious, joyful exploration of violence, gender and one of Scotland’s darkest mysteries. (Samuel French New Play Award 2017).

Previous praise: **** (Scotsman). **** (Stage).

Presented by Bible John Play and The Pleasance

Recipient of the 2019 Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Fund for Theatre


Accessible Performances: 

Monday 12th August - Relaxed
Tuesday 20th August - Captioned

Important information:

This show contains distressing themes and strong language.

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Wonderfully conceived and expertly performed.
4 stars
Three Weeks

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