A collection of seven plays by Scottish writers, selected and introduced by Philip Howard, artistic director of Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre.
This volume contains:
Wormwood by Catherine Czerkawska (Traverse Theatre, 1997)
Depicts a family caught up in the Chernobyl disaster.
Brothers of Thunder by Ann Marie Di Mambro (Traverse Theatre, 1994)
A young, HIV-positive man takes refuge with a Catholic priest.
Passing Places by Stephen Greenhorn (Traverse Theatre, 1997)
A road movie for the stage.
One Way Street by David Greig (Traverse Theatre, 1995)
A one-man show set in Berlin.
Quelques Fleurs by Liz Lochhead (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, 1991)
A short two-hander about a childless couple.
One Good Beating by Linda McLean (Traverse Theatre, 1999)
A blackly comic play about two siblings who take revenge on their bullying father.
Lazybed by Iain Crichton Smith (Traverse Theatre, 1997)
A man refuses to get out of bed one morning.