Treetops
Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
First Staged:
Riverside Studios, London, 1978

Treetops

By Nicholas Wright
Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
  • George Devine Award - 1978

Set in Cape Town in 1952, Nicholas Wright's debut play Treetops is about the early resistance to policies of apartheid or racial segregation, based on the author's own rebellious boyhood in his native South Africa.

Treetops was first staged at Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, in 1978, winning the George Devine Award for playwriting.

Press Quotes

'Mr Wright's characters emerge as real people: faulty, sympathetic and funny'

The Times

Also by Nicholas Wright:

Thérèse Raquin (Zola/Wright)
Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
John Gabriel Borkman
One Fine Day
The Desert Air
Lulu
8 Hotels
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
His Dark Materials (stage version)
Mrs Klein
Rattigan's Nijinsky
The Reporter
The Slaves of Solitude (stage version)
Travelling Light
The Custom of the Country
The Last of the Duchess
Cressida
Regeneration (stage version)
Vincent in Brixton
Naked

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