The Great Silkie of Sule Skerry

by Lucy Bate

Lucy Bate wrote this radio play around 1969.   It was published in Scripts magazine and produced in Denver, Colorado and also (translated into Serbo-Croation) on public radio of what was then Yugoslavia.


It is based on a Scottish legend, which was the subject of a traditional Scottish ballad, which was recorded by Joan Baez early in her career.


The play is in a single act..

Cast and Scene

Transliterations of Scottish Words


The Play

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