One Year Back Home


This title is part of Robert Yeo’s First Editions, it was published in 1990.

This controversial play was first produced in Singapore in November 1980 and given a staged reading at the La Mama Theatre in New York in May 1985. The Straits Times of 16 December 1989, summing-up significant events of the last decade wrote: “One Year Back Home breaks down audience’s bias against Singapore works, playing to capacity crowds.”

Through the eighties, it has become recognized as a landmark play also for the boldness of its theme and commensurate language, marking further progress in the making of a distinct Singapore theatre came of age in the eighties and One Year Back Home is a major contribution.

It is a first-year text in National University of Singapore.

ISBN: 9715360920
Cover Type: Softcover
Page Count: 106
Year Published: 1990
Language: English

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