Rona Munro: RONA MUNRO is among the most prolific and diverse of contemporary writers. The Scottish author's plays include Bold Girls, Iron (winner of the John Whiting Award) and Strawberries in January (translated from the play by Evelyne de la Cheneliere). Her latest plays, Little Eagles and Pandas, have just premiered almost imultaneously in London and Edinburgh respectively. She also writes widely for radio, television and film; her screenplay for Jim Loach's film, Oranges and Sunshine, was recently acclaimed and the film is still on nationwide release.
'a towering achievement... a modern classic' - Evening Standard; 'an astonishing dramatic achievement... Munro's script is the star... a feast of theatrical might and blistering emotion' - Telegraph; 'full of topical resonance... These are unequivocally plays for today... Munro skilfully interweaves the personal and the political' - Guardian; 'wit, punch and accessibility... this is theatre that mixes the personal with the political to fabulous effect. ... The scope is Shakespearean, yet Munro applies a contemporary sensibility to her medieval characters, who talk and swear in modern tongue' - The Times; 'Rona Munro's three plays can stand confidently alone but, taken together, have a scale and reach that is thrilling and satisfying in equal measures' - Independent