Judith Adams - Playwright & Dramatist

"Judith Adams' script is dense as thick, black treacle but has the lightest of touches, melding myth and poetry with the everyday..." Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

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Whitestone Arts Research Centre

Creative Workshop Space, West Yorkshire

Adapted 17th Century Pennine longhouse

www.whitestonearts.co.uk
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BBC Manchester Studio

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COLIN KERRIGAN, JAMES QUINN, FIONA SHAW. recording ISLANDS, 1995.

Set on a mythical Iona, the play explores the conflict of love and religion - of male and female values - in the context of the history of Saint Colomba (AKA Crimthan - "The Wolf" and known to have been a murderer), his old lover, now abandoned in a Nunnery, and the a wild girl child whose voice is taken.