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:

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

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