Imprint: Nick Hern Books
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:

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

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