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:

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

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