Born in Glendinning near Langholm in 1757, Thomas Telfords only formal training was as a stonemason. Yet he would play a major part in laying the foundations of Britains industrial revolution as a builder, architect and civil engineer. Telfords achievements were astonishing. He designed and constructed the finest roads, bridges and canals since the Romans. In Scotland, he was particularly prolific, constructing 1,200 miles of road, over 1,000 bridges and the mighty Caledonian Canal. Most of Telfords constructions remain to this day, a testament to his abilities.This fascinating story is told through drama and original live music, specially composed for the show. William Williamson, well known Dumfriesshire performer plays Telford, with Dave Dewar as the interviewer, and music by singer-songwriter Ian Walker and cellist Wendy Weatherby. The Buccleuch Centre will host the world premiere of this event before it tours.