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Medea

Written by

Euripides

and

Liz Lochhead

Adapted by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Euripides , Liz Lochhead ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2000

NHB Classic Plays

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Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead’s Medea brings a contemporary Scottish flavour to Euripides' story of the abandoned wife who murders her own children in revenge on her husband. It was commissioned and first performed by Theatre Babel at The Old Fruitmarket,...

Good Things

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2005

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (15), Female (8), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's Good Things is a bittersweet romantic comedy about finding love later in life. It was conceived by Lochhead as a loosely thematic sequel to her earlier play Perfect Days (Traverse Theatre, 1998). Good Things was first...

Thon Man Molière or Whit Got Him Intae Aw That Bother  

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2017

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's play Thon Man Molière, or Whit Got Him Intae Aw That Bother is about the brilliant but self-destructive French playwright, Molière. It was first performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh on 20 May 2016....

Dracula

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2009

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 30, Roles: Total (17), Female (12), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's Dracula is a stage adaptation of Bram Stoker’s hugely influential novel. It was first performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, on 13 March 1985. Jonathan Harker, engaged to Mina Westerman, has come...

Quelques Fleurs

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2012

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's Quelques Fleurs is a short play for two performers, a portrait of a marriage, both funny and tragic. It was first performed by Nippy Sweeties Theatre Company at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, on 10 August...

Thebans

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2003

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (13), Female (3), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's Thebans revisits the ancient myths of the Kingdom of Thebes, drawing together the stories of Oedipus, Jokasta and Antigone. It was first performed at the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, on 2 August 2003, as part of the Edinburgh...

Blood and Ice

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2009

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's earliest play, Blood and Ice is a psychodrama that tells the story of Frankenstein’s creation and weaves a web of connections between Mary Shelley’s own tragic life and that of her literary monster. It was first performed...

Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 2009

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's play Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off is about the bitter rivalry between Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin and fellow ruler, Elizabeth I of England. The story is presented in a distinctive cabaret style,...

Perfect Days

Written by

Liz Lochhead

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead

Nick Hern Books, 1999

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's play Perfect Days is a romantic comedy about a 39-year-old Glaswegian hairdresser who desperately wants to have a child. It was first performed on 7 August 1998 at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh...

Educating Agnes

Written by

Liz Lochhead

and

Moliere

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ Liz Lochhead , Moliere ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Nick Hern Books, 2008

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Liz Lochhead's Educating Agnes is a Scots-inflected adaptation of Molière’s classic comedy The School for Wives (L’Ecole des Femmes). It was first performed by Theatre Babel at Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow, on 25 April...