The Last Witch

  • The List
  • 10 August 2009
The Last Witch

Beg, borrow or steal a ticket to the preview shows of leading Scottish playwright Rona Munro’s new work, based on the historical account of Janet Horne, the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland. Tune in to The List’s festivals magazine next issue for a two-page feature on this co-production between the Traverse Theatre Company and the Edinburgh International Festival.

Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow, Fri 14 & Sat 15 Aug.

The Last Witch

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Preview of a new play about the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland, performed by the Edinburgh International Festival and Traverse Theatre Company.

The Last Witch

The world premiere of leading Scottish playwright Rona Munro's work based on the historical account of the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland. A co-production between the Edinburgh International Festival and the Traverse Theatre. Supported by Edinburgh International Festival Science Consortium.

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