Mary & Ada Set the World to Rights

Mon, 27 April, 2020 — Sat, 02 May, 2020

By Jane Livingstone

1833. Mary Somerville is a self-educated, married women from Fife. Ada Lovelace is the wild 17-year-old daughter of Lord Byron. Both are among the most respected thinkers of their day. When a brutal accusation causes Mary to doubt her entire life’s work, the two great minds must come together.

Presented in Association with Traverse Theatre.


Jane Livingstone has previously written three plays for A Play A Pie and a Pint, including the award-winning Jocky Wilson Said. She is a former winner of a BAFTA Scotland New Talent Best Writer Award and was part of the BBC Writersroom Scottish Voices 2019. As the recipient of a Playwrights’ Studio Scotland Partnership Award, Jane is working on a play inspired by the heritage of her hometown Dunfermline. She is also an Artistic Director of the town’s Outwith Festival.

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