The Scorched Garden
A group of inmates has been locked up in a mental hospital since the Spanish Civil War. For forty years their only contact with the outside world has been with an elderly doctor. And then a young medical student arrives and unveils their histories and madness…
Juan Mayorga's play The Scorched Garden was first performed in this English translation by Nick Darke at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1997.
The Scorched Garden is also available in the volume Spanish Plays.