Hearts to host play by Bryan Jackson – administrator who helped save club

Julie Coombe, Ross Allan and Callum Cuthbertson star in Bryan Jackson's 'The Pieman Cometh'. Pic: Ian Rutherford
Julie Coombe, Ross Allan and Callum Cuthbertson star in Bryan Jackson's 'The Pieman Cometh'. Pic: Ian Rutherford
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Bryan Jackson’s play, The Pieman Cometh, arrives at Tynecastle Park next week for two days of Scottish football comedy

Jackson helped Hearts avoid liquidation in 2014 as an administrator with BDO. He also helped other clubs including Motherwell and Dundee through financial difficulties, and has now written a play about the financial troubles faced by Scottish teams.

Bryan Jackson,left, helped Hearts avoid liquidation in 2014

Bryan Jackson,left, helped Hearts avoid liquidation in 2014

The Pieman Cometh enjoyed a succesful debut at Glasgow’s Oran Mor earlier this year and will be staged at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Hearts are hosing three special performances of the play, co-written by Jackson and David Belcher and directed by Frank Miller. It features Julie Coombe, Ros Allan, Callum Cuthbertson and Gavin Jon Wright.

The performances in Tynecastle’s Gorgoe Suite take place on Friday, July 20, at 7.30 pm, and then on Saturday, July 21, at 3pm and 7.30pm. Jackson will then host a Q&A session with former Hearts manager Jim Jefferies following both evening performances. Tickets are £12 for adults and £10 for concessions and are available online through Hearts etickets or via www.heartsfc.co.uk