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


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:

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

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