- 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.
'Mr Wright's characters emerge as real people: faulty, sympathetic and funny'The Times
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