Fraser Grace plays republished

Posted on Monday 30th April 2012
Front cover of Fraser Grace book

In addition to Kalashnikov, in the woods by the lake, published in October 2011, Oberon Modern Plays has just republished two of Fraser Grace’s stage scripts – 2005’s Breakfast with Mugabe (first produced by the RSC) and King David, Man of Blood, (pictured) seen at the Mercury Theatre Colchester in 2009. All are available at

“There are definite shades of Chekhov in this portrait of fading Soviet Royalty unable to escape the past” – Time Out London, on Kalashnikov…

"[On] the dangers of unquestioning obedience, of atrocity sanctioned by religion, the play resonates as loudly as mortar fire... this is a work of intelligence and audacity" ­ ­ ­- Sam Marlowe, The Times on King David…

'We are often told that political theatre is one-sided, partial and unfair. But I recommend the sceptics to take a look at Fraser Grace's compelling 90-minute play'.Michael Billington, The Guardian on Breakfast with Mugabe