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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:

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

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