Banchory actor heads to the Fringe as Bay City Roller

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A former Banchory Academy pupil is set to tread the boards for the first time at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ewan Petrie, 23, will be starring in a new production entitled ‘And I Ran With The Gang’, written by Edinburgh Evening News Entertainments Editor Liam Rudden.

Ewan plays the part of the young original Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir in a play produced by Edinburgh pub tycoon Billy Lowe.

The play follows the story of follows original Bay City Roller bassist Alan Longmuir, telling his story from the early days in Edinburgh to experiencing world wide Rollermania.

The show even features the man himself.

The hour long show runs until August 21, every Sunday to Thursday evening at 7pm at Le Monde on George Street, Edinburgh.