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Barman makes drama out of a crisis

posted 8 Mar 2011, 10:05 by David Rintoul   [ updated 8 Mar 2011, 10:21 ]

The show must go on, as every actor knows - and so must the catering, if you're Steve McMahon.

The 20-year-old aspiring actor works in the bar and kitchen at the Traverse Theatre, but when a leading actor fell ill in the middle of a run, he agreed to take on his role with just a few hours' notice.

Not only did he appear in the final two performances of Four Parts Broken, he went on after each show to complete his usual shift in the kitchen.