The Letter-Box

Cast: 2f 1m

Staging: Minimal set

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Scot-Free
First Staged:
7:84, Isle of Skye, 1989

The Letter-Box

By Ann Marie Di Mambro
Published in volume Scot-Free

A short play about domestic abuse, and its terrifying impact on families.

A woman has been thrown out of her flat. She whispers through the letter-box to her young daughter inside. Through the lies and resignation, a glimmer of hope.

Ann Marie Di Mambro's play The Letter-Box was commissioned by 7:84 Scottish Peoples' Theatre as part of Long Story Short: Voices of Today's Scotland, and first performed at Isle of Skye in February 1989 at Sabhal Mor Ostaig.

Press Quotes

'The audience was absolutely riveted to the plight of a battered wife, thrown out of the house by her husband and trying to explain the situation to her young daughter through the letter-box'

Inverness Focus

Cast: 2f 1m

Staging:Minimal set

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Scot-Free

Also by Ann Marie Di Mambro:

Brothers of Thunder

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