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Published in volume The Cavalcaders and Amphibians
First Staged:
RSC at the Barbican Pit, London, 1992


By Billy Roche
Published in volume The Cavalcaders and Amphibians

A rite-of-passage play in which a twelve-year-old boy spends the night alone on an island - from the author of The Wexford Trilogy.

Billy Roche's play Amphibians was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Barbican Pit, London, in 1992.

Press Quotes

'Leaves no doubt that he is one of the finest and most humane dramatists of his generation'

Daily Telegraph

'Roche uses storytelling and memory to recreate the history of a town and its inhabitants... achieves the resonance and force of myth'

Sunday Tribune

Also by Billy Roche:

On Such As We
Poor Beast in the Rain
The Cavalcaders
A Handful of Stars
Lay Me Down Softly
The Wexford Trilogy
The Cavalcaders and Amphibians

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