An Experiment with an Air Pump

by  Shelagh Stephenson

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 4f

Winner! Margaret Ramsay Award, 1997

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An Experiment with an Air Pump

by  Shelagh Stephenson

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    3m, 4f
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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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Accolades

  • Winner! Margaret Ramsay Award, 1997

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  • Minimum Fee: £67 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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3m, 4f
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