Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (2006 version)

Cast: 4f 5m, doubling

Staging: Single built set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854599216Publication Date:
6 Apr 2006
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780017495Publication Date:
5 May 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
This version: National Theatre of Scotland tour, 2006

Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (2006 version)

By Chris Hannan

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A contemporary classic set during the Glasgow Rent Strike of 1915, with one of the best women's roles ever to emerge from Scottish theatre, an unforgettable tragicomic heroine with an extraordinary power to repel and attract.

The Quinn family live in a Glasgow tenement so poor the only floor covering is old newspapers. But Elizabeth Gordon Quinn is indomitable in the face of poverty and rising rents. Furthermore, she is harbouring a son who is wanted by the police for desertion.

Chris Hannan's play Elizabeth Gordon Quinn was first staged at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in 1985. This radically revised version was published alongside the major revival by the National Theatre of Scotland in 2006.

Also available: the original 1985 version of Elizabeth Gordon Quinn, published in the collection Scot-Free.

Press Quotes

'You expect a play set in the Glasgow rent strikes of 1915 will be a model of dour social realism, but Chris Hannan confounds all expectations. The result is both startling and provocative'

Guardian

Cast: 4f 5m, doubling

Staging:Single built set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854599216Publication Date:
6 Apr 2006
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780017495Publication Date:
5 May 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Chris Hannan:

Crime and Punishment (stage version)
What Shadows
Shining Souls
The Evil Doers
Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (1985 version)
The God of Soho
The Baby

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