Scotland Plays: New Scottish Drama

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Philip Howard
Nick Hern Books, 1998 - Drama - 369 pages
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A collection of seven plays by Scottish writers, selected and introduced by Philip Howard, artistic director of Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre. A companion volume to the earlier Scot-Free.


Wormwood by Catherine Czerkawska
Depicts a family caught up in the Chernobyl disaster.

Brothers of Thunder by Ann Marie Di Mambro
A young, HIV-positive man takes refuge with a Catholic priest.

Passing Places by Stephen Greenhorn
A road movie for the stage.

One Way Street by David Greig
A one-man show set in Berlin.

Quelques Fleurs by Liz Lochhead
A short two-hander about a childless couple.

One Good Beating by Linda McLean
A blackly comic play about two siblings who take revenge on their bullying father.

Lazybed by Iain Crichton Smith
A man refuses to get out of bed one morning.

Set text: SQA Drama Higher.

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About the author (1998)

Howard is a descendent of William Howard, Blackbeard's quartermaster. He owns and operates a quality craft shop on Ocracoke. He lives on Ocracoke Island, where Blackbeard was killed.

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