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Dark Earth

David Harrower

Dark Earth by David Harrower premiered at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in July 2003.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571221707
Date Published
07.08.2003
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Summary

When Valerie and Euan’s car breaks down in remote countryside near the Antonine Wall they have a problem. With their mobiles left at home and an evening out arranged in Glasgow, they have to find help fast.

This comes in the form of Petey and Ida and their twenty-year-old daughter Christine, a farming family who live and breathe the history and traditions of the small area of earth they’ve made their home. Dark Earth premiered at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in July 2003.

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David Harrower’s plays include Knives in Hens, Kill the Old, Torture Their Young, Dark Earth (Traverse Theatre), Presence (Royal Court) The Chrysalids (NT Connections), Blackbird (Edinburgh International Festival; West End), A Slow Air (Tron Theatre, Glasgow), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark, (Donmar). Adaptations include Büchner’s Woyzeck (Edinburgh Lyceum), Chekhov’s Ivanov and Horváth’s…

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