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:

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

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