First Staged:
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 1983


By Rona Munro

A psychological horror story about a woman suffering a mental breakdown, from the award-winning author of Iron.

Kay, a 24-year-old secretary, encounters her alter ego as she suffers an emotional breakdown in the Grampian Hills.

Rona Munro's play Fugue was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in April 1983.

Press Quotes

'Set in an isolated Scottish cottage and then a psychiatric ward, the play works both as a traditional horror story and as a psychological study of a woman falling apart'

The Stage

Also by Rona Munro:

Little Eagles
The James Plays
The Basement Flat
The House of Bernarda Alba
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (stage version)
Strawberries in January
The Indian Boy
Saturday at the Commodore
The Maiden Stone
Mary Barton (stage version)
James II: Day of the Innocents
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
Bold Girls
The Last Witch
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (stage version)
The Astronaut's Chair
Long Time Dead
James III: The True Mirror
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock

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