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Making Noise Quietly (short play)
First Staged:
Bush Theatre, London, 1986

Making Noise Quietly (short play)

By Robert Holman

The third in Robert Holman's acclaimed trilogy of short plays, also called Making Noise Quietly.

In 1986, in the Black Forest, a German businesswoman takes into her home a fugitive British private and his disturbed stepson.

Making Noise Quietly (the trilogy) 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:

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

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