Iain Crichton Smith

Iain Crichton Smith (1928–1998) was a Scottish poet and novelist, who wrote in both English and Gaelic. His work for the stage includes Lazybed (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 1997) and The Visitor, a short play staged as part of the triptych Family at the Traverse Theatre in 1999.

A short play about a schoolmaster on the verge of retirement, confronted by a mysterious young man wishing to pay his...
A play about a man who cannot, or will not, get out of bed one morning for 'metaphysical reasons'.