Plays Directory : Outlying Islands

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    David Greig
  • Written
    2002
  • Setting
    A Remote Scottish Island in 1939
  • Overview
    Two ornithologists are sent to catalogue the bird colonies on the island. Together with the stern lease-holder of the island, Mr Kirk, and his young niece Ellen, they are the only inhabitants for the summer.

    Outlying Islands ruthlessly uncovers the motivations of its characters, resulting in a painful triangle between John, Robert and Ellen. It's about nature versus technology, old versus new, with the threat of the coming war looming over it all.

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Connected mandy members:

Martin Richardson
2014, Robert
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh