Lost
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
First Staged:
Bush Theatre, London, 1986; West End 1999

Lost

By Robert Holman

The second play in Robert Holman's acclaimed trilogy of short plays, Making Noise Quietly.

It is 1987. May Appleton, whose son is serving in the Falklands, receives the visit that every mother dreads. 

Making Noise Quietly was first performed at the Bush Theatre, London, in June 1986.

Press Quotes

'Holman's instinct for truth, and an unaffected ability to spot what's poignant in it, is what one remembers: that, and a paradoxical impression of spare richness, astringent abundance...'

The Times

Also by Robert Holman:

German Skerries
Holes in the Skin
Bad Weather
Robert Holman Plays: One
Other Worlds
A Breakfast of Eels
Making Noise Quietly (short play)
Jonah and Otto
Today
Making Noise Quietly: three short plays
Mud
The Natural Cause
Being Friends
The Overgrown Path

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