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

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