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An Experiment with an Air Pump

Shelagh Stephenson

Full Length Play, Drama  /  4f, 3m

An Experiment with an Air Pump
by Shelagh Stephenson

Winner! Margaret Ramsay Award, 1997

An Experiment with an Air Pump

by  Shelagh Stephenson

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    4f, 3m
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Accolades
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  • Winner! Margaret Ramsay Award, 1997
Description
1799 — On the eve of a new century, the house buzzes with scientific experimen's, furtive romance and farcical amateur dramatics. 1999 — In a world of scientific chaos, cloning and genetic engineering, the cellar of the'same house reveals a dark secret buried for 200 years. Shelagh Stephe'son's daring and thoughtful play, inspired by the painting of Joseph Wright of Derby, was joint recipient of the 1997 Margaret Ramsay Award.

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary, 18th Century
  • Setting: A room
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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4f, 3m
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Shelagh Stephenson

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