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Scot-Free: New Scottish Plays
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Scot-Free: New Scottish Plays

Alasdair Cameron (ed.)
 

A collection of seven plays from Scottish writers. It draws on adventurous theatres like the Edinburgh Traverse and touring groups like Wildcat and 7:84, as well as looking further afield. The collection includes:

Writer’s Cramp by John Byrne
Takes satirical swipes at Anglo Scottish cultural pretensions;

Losing Venice by John Clifford
Centred on a Duke from Spain who embarks on a military adventure to save Venice and his reputation, only to find the consequences are not what he expects;

The Letter Box by Ann Marie Di Mambro
A battered wife, thrown out of the house by her husband, is trying to explain the situation to her young daughter through the letter-box;

Saturday Night at the Commodore by Rona Munro
A one-woman play in which an Aberdonian remembers a painful teenage betrayal;

Elizabeth Gordon Quinn by Chris Hannan
A startling and provocative play -  Guardian. A radically revised version is also available;

Dean Dad Dog by John McKay
A witty, comic nightmare in which an unemployed, trendy young Scottish man is dogged by his deceased father, who was a Hoover salesman in his prime;

The Steamie by Tony Roper
A celebration of women’s work in a Glasgow wash-house set on hogmanay.


Cast : Writer's Cramp - 3M (doubling required) / Losing Venice - 5-9M, 3-8F / The Letter Box - 1M, 2F / Saturday Night at the Commodore - 1F / Elizabeth Gordon Quinn - 5M, 4F (doubling required) / Dean Dad Dog - 2M / The Steamie - 1M, 4F
Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-017-6 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB