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Albertine in Five Times

A simultaneous portrait of a woman at five different ages. Five actresses portray Albertine at different times of her life whilst conversing freely with each other and with their sister Madeleine.

    The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret

    The alternating stories of two women (played by the same actress), both of whom 'lose' their sons - one murdered, the other a runaway.

    Published in volume Singular Female Voices


      Terence Rattigan's Duologue is a short monologue play for a female actor in which a woman reminisces movingly about her dead husband.

      Published in volume Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

        Who is Sylvia?

        Rattigan's play about obsessive love, a bittersweet portayal of his father - and maybe of his own frustrated love life.

        Published in volume Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

          Saturday at the Commodore

          A short solo play from the award-winning Scottish playwright, in which an Aberdonian woman remembers a painful teenage betrayal.

          Published in volume Scot-Free

            Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (original Traverse Theatre version)

            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.

            Published in volume Scot-Free

              The Steamie

              A celebration of women's work in a Glasgow wash-house set on Hogmanay.

              Published in volume Scot-Free

                The Guid Sisters

                Germaine Lauzon has won a million Green Shield stamps. She invites her female friends and relations to a party to paste the stamps into the books. The temptation to pilfer the stamps is irresistible and an enormous fight breaks out.

                  Little Dolls

                  A short play about a woman seeking help from a therapist to overcome a traumatic episode in her past.

                  Published in volume Our New Girl


                  A short play dealing with the controversial topic of female sex tourism.

                  Published in volume trade & generations: two plays

                    Making Noise Quietly (short play)

                    The third in Robert Holman's acclaimed trilogy of short plays, also called Making Noise Quietly.

                      What Love Is

                      A short play about caring for your parents.

                      Published in volume Sex & God