The Maiden Stone

Cast: 4f 3m

Staging: Flexible set

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Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854592439Publication Date:
27 Jul 1995
Size: 197mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780017853Publication Date:
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First Staged:
Hampstead Theatre, London, 1995

The Maiden Stone

By Rona Munro

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  • Peggy Ramsay Award - 1995

A wild and fantastical tale about a group of women struggling to get by in the harsh world of north-east Scotland in the early nineteenth century.

Down-on-her-luck, out-of-work actress Harriet and her family are wandering the roads of Scotland looking for food, shelter, and the opportunity to perform. But they are not the only ones travelling the highways and byways – there's tinker and storyteller Bidie along with her family, always looking for a break; and the dangerously beguiling stranger Nick, whose presence on the road just might be more of a curse than a blessing...

Rona Munro's play The Maiden Stone won the inaugural Peggy Ramsay Award and was first performed at Hampstead Theatre, London, in April 1995.

Press Quotes

'A wild rumbustious mix of fantasy and fable, it has all the rough edges and monstrous scope of a work of genius – frighteningly good'

Scotsman

'A vigorous and appealing play about the travails of Harriet, an early 19th-century actress, and her family – this play reveals the life of an actress as an astonishing test of physical stamina'

Observer

Cast: 4f 3m

Staging:Flexible set

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854592439Publication Date:
27 Jul 1995
Size: 197mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780017853Publication Date:
2 Jun 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Rona Munro:

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (stage version)
Little Eagles
Saturday at the Commodore
Mary Barton (stage version)
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
The Last Witch
Iron
Scuttlers
Bold Girls
Gilt
The Indian Boy
The Astronaut's Chair
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
Strawberries in January
The James Plays
The House of Bernarda Alba
Pandas
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (stage version)
The Basement Flat
James II: Day of the Innocents
Fugue
Long Time Dead
James III: The True Mirror

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