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New Scottish Plays

A collection of seven plays from Scottish writers, reflecting the upsurge in Scottish playwriting in the late twentieth century.

The Letter-Box

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

Published in volume Scot-Free

    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

      Dead Dad Dog

      An offbeat short comedy with a political edge, in which an unemployed young man is dogged by his deceased father.

      Published in volume Scot-Free

        Writer's Cramp

        The debut play from the author of The Slab Boys and Tutti Frutti, taking satirical swipes at Anglo-Scottish cultural pretensions.

        Published in volume Scot-Free

          Saturday at the Commodore

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

          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

              Out From Under

              Texts by women performance artists

              A collection of provocative, ambitious texts by women performance artists.

              Mad Forest

              A play written in response to the Romanian revolution of 1989, exploring the reactions of ordinary people to events.

              The Way We Live Now: American plays and the AIDS crisis

              A collection of dramatic material - plays, extracts from plays and dramatic adaptations - concerning the AIDS epidemic.

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              The Shape of the Table

              An urgent political play about the collapse of an Eastern Bloc government at the end of 1989. Part of David Edgar's post-Cold War trilogy of plays.

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              Love & Science

              This selection of texts makes original and inimitable works of music-theatre accessible to a wide audience for the first time.

              Pacific Overtures

              Exploring the opening up of Japan to American influence and using motifs from Japanese theatre and music, this is one of Sondheim's most adventurous musicals.

              Long Day's Journey into Night

              A true modern classic from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

              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.

              The Emperor Jones

              An expressionistic chronicle of a black dictator's flight from his oppressed subjects.

                Anna Christie & The Emperor Jones: two plays

                Two compelling and thought-provoking plays from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

                Cyrano de Bergerac

                The nineteenth-century French classic about the swordsman-poet with the nose too large to be taken seriously, in an acclaimed English translation by Anthony Burgess.