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Sunday Talk: ‘Tales of Don Roberto’

Discover the life of RB Cunninghame Graham (Don Roberto) Scotland’s ‘forgotten’ literary and political legend.

Join writer Jamie Jauncey as he brings Don Roberto to life (he was the great-great-uncle of Mr Jauncey)

Gaucho and revolutionary in Argentina, rancher and buffalo hunter in Texas, fencing master in Mexico, co-founder (with Keir Hardie) of the Scottish Labour Party, founding president of the SNP, RB Cunninghame Graham was a champion of the underdog, a crusader for social justice and freedom of speech. A fine writer, he counted Wells, Wilde, Shaw, Chesterton, Hudson and Masefield among his friends. On top of all this, he was a descendent of King Robert II of Scotland! His life reads like a work of fiction, but Jamie Jauncey will give us the facts about this fascinating character.

 

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