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Electra and Her Shadow (Part Three of This Restless House)  

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2016

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (12), Female (5), Male (6), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
...Aeschylus' Oresteia opens with Agamemnon sacrificing his daughter to the gods; an act which sets in motion a bloody cycle of revenge and counter-revenge. When he in turn is killed at the hands of his wife Clytemnestra, their son Orestes...

Fall

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 15, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Is the settling of scores a necessary step towards restoring peace after a bloody conflict? Set against a war-crimes trial at the end of a civil war, Fall explores the thin line between justice and revenge...

The Bough Breaks (Part Two of This Restless House)  

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2016

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Aeschylus' Oresteia opens with Agamemnon sacrificing his daughter to the gods; an act which sets in motion a bloody cycle of revenge and counter-revenge. When he in turn is killed at the hands of his wife Clytemnestra, their son Orestes...

How to Hold Your Breath  

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 20, Roles: Total (11), Female (6), Male (4), Unassigned (1)

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...Starting with a seemingly innocent one night stand, this dark, witty and magical play by Zinnie Harris dives into our recent European history. An epic look at the true cost of principles and how we live now, How to Hold...

By Many Wounds

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 1998

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...And it’s you, you’re standing on a step, looking like I remember you but a little older, and not nervous but like you belong. And wearing a stripy T-shirt and the yellow beret that you wore the summer before you left … and you don’t say...

Agamemnon’s Return (Part One of This Restless House)  

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2016

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 5, Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (4), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
...Aeschylus' Oresteia opens with Agamemnon sacrificing his daughter to the gods; an act which sets in motion a bloody cycle of revenge and counter-revenge. When he in turn is killed at the hands of his wife Clytemnestra, their son Orestes...

Meet Me at Dawn  

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2017

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (2), Female (2), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Two women wash up on a distant shore following a violent boating accident. Dazed by their experience, they look for a path home. But they discover that this unfamiliar land is not what it seems – and that, though they may be together...

Midwinter

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2004

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...A pedlar announces that the war is over and as the soldiers return in the fragile peace that follows, the starving people are left to build new lives, to forge new identities. Written in a spare and lyrical language, Midwinter is a play...

The Duchess (of Malfi)

Written by

Zinnie Harris

and

John Webster

From an original work by

John Webster

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris , John Webster ~playauthor~From an original work by~ John Webster

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
...You should know: I sing at parties, I wear colourful dresses, I am headstrong, I won't wear my hair up because you say I should, or do this because you prefer it, in fact I might do the other just to be contrary, but I am utterly and always...

Solstice  

Written by

Zinnie Harris

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...A family is riven by intergenerational conflict when forced to resettle in an oppressive state. Solstice explores themes of faith and terror in a world slipping out of control. Solstice marks...