The Wards

Walter Scott’s unpublished & unperformed translation of “The Wards” by the German playwright Iffland will be brought to life at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Wednesday 28 March. In this rehearsed reading of a new play in which we witness the young Scott’s handiwork being read by his contemporaries in 1790s Edinburgh. Scott’s translation of Iffland’s play is brought to life by Laura Witz, based on the research of Dr Michael Wood, and will be followed by a Q&A featuring Prof. Penny Fielding, Dr Robert P. Irvine, Laura Witz, and Dr Michael Wood, and a free wine reception. 

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