Brian McGeachan is an author and playwright. His books include They Rose Again and The Cardinal. His plays include Twisted and The Johnny Thomson Story.

Latest articles from Brian McGeachan

England had the highest levels of excess mortality in Europe across the first half of 2020

Brian McGeachan: Are funerals really supposed to be fun?

COVID brought send-offs to Zoom video calls, with on-screen memorials mushrooming. Practical yes, when numbers were restricted. But it’s spawned a trend toward fusing funerals with showbusiness. And we know how tasteful that business can be.