The Last Witch

Overview

The Last Witch is based on the historical account of Janet Horne, the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland. Her refusal to deny the charge of witchcraft puts her in dangerous opposition to the new sheriff, and her defiance threatens not only her own life but that of her daughter.

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Overview

The Last Witch is based on the historical account of Janet Horne, the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland. Her refusal to deny the charge of witchcraft puts her in dangerous opposition to the new sheriff, and her defiance threatens not only her own life but that of her daughter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848420724
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Rona Munro (born 1959, Aberdeen) is a prize-winning Scottish writer. She has written plays for theatre, radio, and television; was the author of the screenplay of Ken Loach's Ladybird, Ladybird and co-author of Aimée & Jaguar by German director Max Färberböck.

Munro is also known for being the author of the last classic Doctor Who serial to air, Survival (1989). She later novelised this serial for Target Books.

Her most recent credits include the theatre play Iron which has received many productions worldwide. Other theatre works include plays for the Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, Strawberries in January translation, and the Royal Shakespeare Company, The Indian Boy.

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