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:

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

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