Being Friends
First Staged:
Bush theatre, 1986

Being Friends

By Robert Holman

The first of the three plays that make up Robert Holman's acclaimed dramatic trilogy Making Noise Quietly.

It is 1944. Two young men meet in a Kentish field as doodlebugs whizz overhead. One is a farmer, the other an artist, but an intense bond forms between them.

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

Press Quotes

'Robert Holman is one of the most distinctive playwrights of the past twenty years: an unassuming Yorkshireman whose work has a freshness, integrity and luminous poetry'

Whatsonstage.com

Also by Robert Holman:

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

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