The Southbury Child

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Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848429741Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788505086Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Chichester Festival Theatre & Bridge Theatre, London, 2022

The Southbury Child

By Stephen Beresford

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Professional Production On Stage at:
Chichester Festival Theatre
From Mon 13 Jun 2022 to Sat 25 Jun 2022
Bridge Theatre, London
From Fri 1 Jul 2022 to Sat 27 Aug 2022

Raffish, urbane and frequently drunk, David Highland has kept a grip on his remote coastal parish through a combination of disordered charm and high-handed determination.

When his faith impels him to take a hard line with a bereaved parishioner, he finds himself dangerously isolated from public opinion. As his own family begins to fracture, David must face a future that threatens to extinguish not only his position in the town, but everything he stands for.

Stephen Beresford's play The Southbury Child is a darkly comic drama exploring family and community, the savage divisions of contemporary society, and the rituals that punctuate our lives. It was co-produced by Chichester Festival Theatre and the Bridge Theatre, London, in 2022, starring Alex Jennings and directed by Nicholas Hytner.

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848429741Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
This edition isn't available yet, but you can be amongst the first to receive it by pre-ordering now! Pre-order
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788505086Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Available Soon
Professional Production On Stage at:
Chichester Festival Theatre Mon 13 Jun 2022 - Sat 25 Jun 2022 Bridge Theatre, London Fri 1 Jul 2022 - Sat 27 Aug 2022

Also by Stephen Beresford:

Fanny & Alexander
Three Kings
The Last of the Haussmans

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