Italian affiliate student premiers new play

23 January 2014


A play about the Battle of Culloden in 1746, La ballata del drago e del leone - Alba gu bràth (‘The Ballad of the Dragon and the Lion - Scotland Forever’) was written by Valerio Bruner, an affiliate student in the Italian Department 2009-10.

The play was inspired by Valerio’s studies and travels during his year at UCL and premiered in Naples on 8 November. Further performances took place at the end of the month. Details of the book and premiere are available on: