Zinnie Harris
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ISBN 9780571245147 Format Paperback
Published 07/08/2008 Length 160 pages

About Book

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.

Fall is the last play in a trilogy by Zinnie Harris that examines the transforming effects of war. Solstice and Midwinter were performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2004/05, and are also published by Faber.

  • About Zinnie Harris

    Zinnie Harris's plays include the multi-award-winning Further than the Furthest Thing, produced by the National Theatre/Tron Theatre in 2000 (1999 Peggy Ramsay Playwriting Award, 2001 John Whiting Award, Edinburgh Festival Fringe First award); Nightingale and Chase (Royal Court Theatre, 2001); By Many Wounds (Hampstead Theatre, 1999); and Silver Whale Fish and Master of the House (BBC Radio Four). Solstice, the first in a trilogy of plays, was staged in 2005 by the RSC, who had already presented Midwinter in 2004; the last, Fall, was staged at the Traverse, Edinburgh, in 2008. The Wheel was staged at the Traverse Theatre by the National Theatre of Scotland and was joint winner of the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award 2011. Zinnie Harris has received an Arts Foundation Fellowship for playwriting, and was Writer in Residence at the RSC, 2000-2001.

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