First Run
Paperback, 262 pages ISBN: 9781854590107Publication Date:
12 Jan 1989
Size: 199mm x 127mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

First Run

New Plays by New Writers

Edited by Kate Harwood

Paperback £10.99£8.79

Five significant debut plays – first staged in the UK in the late eighties – from writers who have gone on to establish their reputations in major theatres.

Selected and introduced by Kate Harwood, the then Literary Manager of the Royal Court Theatre.

Prickly Heat by Simon Donald
A surreal and sensuous comedy by a young Scottish writer/performer.

Inventing a New Colour by Paul Godfrey
A war-time Exeter family takes in an evacuee from London.

Low Level Panic by Clare McIntyre
Looks at the effect of pornography on three young women.
Also published in the volume My Heart's a Suitcase and Low Level Panic.

Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock
About the conflict between a West-Indian woman and her English-born daughters.
Also published in a separate edition.

A Handful of Stars by Billy Roche
Rituals of male supremacy are played out in a Southern Irish billiard room.
Also published in the volume The Wexford Trilogy.

See individual plays for more information.

Paperback, 262 pages ISBN: 9781854590107Publication Date:
12 Jan 1989
Size: 199mm x 127mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Similar Titles
A collection of seven plays from Scottish writers, reflecting the upsurge in Scottish playwriting in the late twentie...
Two modern feminist classics by a writer who was amongst the extraordinary generation of British female playwrights t...
Set in a snooker club, a betting shop and a local church, each play introduces a mix of young cornerboys, old cowboys...
An anthology comprising five of the best plays from VAULT 2016, London's biggest and most exciting arts festival.
An anthology of five of the best plays from VAULT 2017, London's biggest and most exciting arts festival.
An anthology of five of the best plays from VAULT 2018, London’s biggest and most exciting arts festival.