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.
'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
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