James Bridie: The Glasgow doctor who helped set up famous Citizens Theatre

1 ‘The visit of a new Bridie play is always a theatre event in Glasgow…’ So began The Herald’s review of the latest James Bridie play on February 10, 1950. He was the Glasgow-born playwright whose witty comedies helped revive Scottish theatre in the 1930s – but if he had stuck to his original choice of career, we might never have heard of him.

James Bridie: The Glasgow doctor who helped set up famous Citizens Theatre
1 ‘The visit of a new Bridie play is always a theatre event in Glasgow…’ So began The Herald’s review of the latest James Bridie play on February 10, 1950. He was the Glasgow-born playwright whose witty comedies helped revive Scottish theatre in the 1930s – but if he had stuck to his original choice of career, we might never have heard of him.