Pink Floyd Icon Syd Barrett The Subject Of New Play
His play, called One Thinks Of It All As A Dream, will run at this year's event which is held from October 10 to 31. It'll premiere at Glasgow's Oran Mor in October, before touring to the Traverse in Edinburgh and the Lemon Tree in Aberdeen.
Bissett tells the Herald: "At the centre of it is a man in pain. Syd Barrett is unique in rock'n'roll history, and certainly haunted Pink Floyd's music after he left.
"There's no figure quite like him - which is itself attractive to a dramatist - but I also wanted to explore his multi-faceted character. He was by turns charismatic, selfish, principled and vulnerable." Read more here.
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