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Playing for Time

The extraordinary story of the women's orchestra in Auschwitz, originally filmed for television with Vanessa Redgrave, and adapted for the stage by Miller himself.

Saturday at the Commodore

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

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    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.

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      The Steamie

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

      Published in volume Scot-Free

        Strange Interlude

        A controversial work of extraordinary power, remarkable length (9 acts), and use of asides to express the characters' unspoken thoughts. An outstanding, somewhat Freudian play from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

        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 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.


            A powerful expressionist drama from the 1920s about the dependent status of women in an increasingly mechanised society, based on the true story of Ruth Snyder.

            All God's Chillun Got Wings

            An expressionist play about a violently dysfunctional mixed-race marriage, inspired by an old Negro spiritual.

              A Doll's House

              By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

              Ibsen's revolutionary tale of a woman's awakening to her need for a life of her own.


              The powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children as revenge for her husband's infidelity. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

              Three Sisters

              Chekhov's masterpiece of provincial claustrophobia, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

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