What he was known for was his devotion – almost to a fault – to making Dundee United better.
The production had hoped to transfer elsewhere following its near month-long residency at Dundee Rep. The pandemic put paid to that idea. But in many cases, art has found new ways to survive. Rep Studios is a new digital platform showcasing a season of theatre, dance and music. Barrie Hunter has reprised his brilliant portrayal of McLean specifically for film. It began streaming online last night.
The legendary Dundee United manager’s death on Boxing Day has added new poignancy to a play that left numerous lumps in the throat anyway.