Alexander Reid (playwright)

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Alexander Reid (1914–1982) was a Scottish playwright.[1]


His two best-known plays are The Lass wi' the Muckle Mou, based on the legend of Thomas the Rhymer, and The Warld's Wander, about Michael Scot, the famous magician.


  1. ^ The Edinburgh Festivals: Culture and Society in Postwar Britain - Angela Bartie - 2013 p80 "In 1957 one prominent playwright and commentator on theatre, Alexander Reid, had charged that the Festival had got 'bogged down' and was in danger of collapsing once its novelty wore off, unless the organisers found a continuing purpose ."