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


'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'

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

Also by Rona Munro:

James IV: Queen of the Fight
The Astronaut's Chair
The Last Witch
James II: Day of the Innocents
The James Plays
James V: Katherine
The Basement Flat
Mary Barton
Scottish Shorts
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
The Indian Boy
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
Strawberries in January
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
Bold Girls
The House of Bernarda Alba
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
Long Time Dead
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
James III: The True Mirror
Saturday at the Commodore
Little Eagles

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