After years of feuding, a peace treaty between Sir Archibald Brodie and his English neighbour, Sir Henry Milburn, seems a forlorn hope, but his wife, Lady Kate is not to be thwarted. This play is also available in a full length version titled Brodie the Broadsword.
Winner of the Scott Salver for best original play in the 1977 SCDA One Act Festival
A young gentleman goes midnight courting with the aid of a ladder, a convenient window, and a scheming maid. His plans to elope are foiled by a blunderbuss, but the intervention of an Italian painter changes his luck. This is a delightful play. The fun is fast and furious” - Amateur Stage
An innocent family become unwittingly involved in a violent feud between the powerful families of Scott and Elliot. The play is an unromantic and realistic depiction of the darkest side of 16th century border life.
Winner of the 1978 SCDA One Act playwriting Competition "The tale is told with fine dramatic impact and the characters are particularly well drawn" - Amateur Stage
After years of feuding, a peace treaty between Sir Archibald Brodie and his English neighbour, Sir Henry Milburn, seems a forlorn hope, but his wife, Lady Kate, is not to be thwarted. Most popular Scottish full length play.
Winner of the 1975 SCDA Playwriting Competition “Full of laughs galore” - Hawick News