A collection of seven plays by Scottish writers, selected and introduced by Philip Howard, artistic director of Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre. A companion volume to the earlier Scot-Free.
Wormwood by Catherine Czerkawska
Depicts a family caught up in the Chernobyl disaster.
Brothers of Thunder by Ann Marie Di Mambro
A young, HIV-positive man takes refuge with a Catholic priest.
Passing Places by Stephen Greenhorn
A road movie for the stage.
One Way Street by David Greig
A one-man show set in Berlin.
Quelques Fleurs by Liz Lochhead
A short two-hander about a childless couple.
One Good Beating by Linda McLean
A blackly comic play about two siblings who take revenge on their bullying father.
Lazybed by Iain Crichton Smith
A man refuses to get out of bed one morning.
Set text: SQA Drama Higher.