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:

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

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