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The House of Bernarda Alba

From an original work by

Federico Garcia Lorca

Translated by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , Rona Munro ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Federico Garcia Lorca ~playauthor~Translated by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 1999

NHB Classic Plays

Playtext

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

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Summary
...Rona Munro's version of Federico García Lorca’s 1936 play The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba) was commissioned by Shared Experience and first performed at the Salisbury Playhouse on 11 March 1999...

Mary Barton

Written by

Elizabeth Gaskell

and

Rona Munro

Adapted by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Elizabeth Gaskell , Rona Munro ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2006

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (22), Female (8), Male (14), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro’s stage adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s 1848 novel Mary Barton presents a panorama of Manchester life in Victorian England, from the mill owners’ new prosperity to the thousands of ordinary people living and dying...

Strawberries in January

Adapted by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Evelyne de la Chenelière , Rona Munro ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2006

Playtext

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

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...Strawberries in January is a version by Rona Munro of Evelyne de la Chenelière's 1999 play Des Fraises en Janvier (from a literal translation by Christopher Campbell). The play is a romantic comedy about four single people looking for love...

James II: Day of the Innocents

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2014

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 19, Roles: Total (15), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's play James II: Day of the Innocents is the second in her trilogy, The James Plays, about three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the fifteenth century. The play depicts a violent royal playground from...

James III: The True Mirror

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2014

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 19, Roles: Total (12), Female (4), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's play James III: The True Mirror is the third in her trilogy, The James Plays, about three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the fifteenth century. The play, like James III himself, is colourful...

Iron

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2003

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (4), Female (3), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro’s Iron is a psychological drama set in a women’s prison, in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre,...

The Last Witch

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2009

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's The Last Witch tells the story of the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in the British Isles. It is based on the historical account of Janet Horne, the alleged witch of Dornoch in the Scottish Highlands, who...

The Indian Boy

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2006

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's The Indian Boy is a play about the discovery of a ‘wild child’ in a forest and society’s attempts to understand and control him. It was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, with the brief that it should be loosely...

Your Turn to Clean the Stair

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 1995

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's Your Turn to Clean the Stair is a murder mystery set in the communal stairwell of an Edinburgh tenement. It was first performed at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on 4 April 1992 and subsequently on tour....

Little Eagles

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2011

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 18, Roles: Total (31), Female (6), Male (25), Unassigned (0)

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...Rona Munro's Little Eagles tells the true story of Sergei Pavlovich Korolyov, chief designer and unsung hero of the Soviet space programme. Under the leadership of this remarkable man, the USSR trounced the Americans in the space race...