The Ostraka Plays - A Companion

      Francis Hagan
The Ostraka Plays - A Companion

A short guide to the works in The Ostraka Plays collection. Here you will find some thoughts and observations behind the plays.The following Companion outlines in some detail the works collected together as The Ostraka Plays, together with some observations behind the writing process and a larger overview of the theatre these plays occupy. Each play is discussed in some detail and all are grouped together under the rubric of the ostracised: those people and characters who are ejected or abandoned from the social body.
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    The Ostraka Plays - Volume Two - ITHAKA

      Francis Hagan
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Two - ITHAKA

Ithaka - a forgotten island where myth and reality collide and an old warrior returns to a place he long thought lost. What happens when memory fades and all one is left with is a past that you can no longer trust?A nameless crossroads in a forgotten European country and an Old Woman toils endlessly in the dirt. When a scarred Veteran drifts aimlessly down the crossroads, old wounds and bitter losses are opened - and a deeper truth emerges. This short play was staged as part of The National Theatre of Scotland's 5-Minute Theatre Festival in June 2011 and premiered at the Glasgow Theatre Arts Collective.
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