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Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (1985 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.

        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.

          trade

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

          Published in volume trade & generations: two plays

            Enter A Gentleman

            A 15-minute play based on Restoration playwright Aphra Behn's tempestuous love affair with John Hoyle.

            Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

              The Middlemarch Trilogy: Dorothea's Story

              Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

              Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                Abortive

                A couple in bed discuss the effect on them of the woman's recent abortion.

                Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                  Three More Sleepless Nights

                  An explosive short play about human interaction and love-tangled relationships.

                  Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                    Gypsy Girl

                    A monologue first performed by Laura Lomas at Soho Theatre, London, on 5 October 2009 as part of Paines Plough's LATER programme.

                      Bird (Lomas)

                      A cutting-edge monologue that throws light on the experience of a teenager in contemporary Britain, from one of the country's most exciting young playwrights.

                        Where I'm From

                        A monologue play about a woman on the day of her release from prison.