The Night Heron

Cast: 1f 6m

Staging: Single interior set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854596994Publication Date:
26 Apr 2002
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780012759Publication Date:
12 Jun 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2002

The Night Heron

By Jez Butterworth

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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A dark, funny, spellbinding play about a group of outcasts and eccentrics gathered in the Cambridgeshire fens, from the author of Jerusalem and The Ferryman.

The sighting of a rare bird attracts attention to a remote part of the fens. The visiting birdwatchers cannot know what dangers lie in the freezing darkness of the marshes. In an isolated cabin, Wattmore, bruised and bleeding, is recording the Old Testament onto cassette. Griffin arrives with fish and chips. Salvation is at hand - a cash prize for winning the university poetry competition, plus the arrival of a potential lodger. Meanwhile, the local townsfolk are stirring...

Jez Butterworth's play The Night Heron was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in April 2002.

The Night Heron is also available in the collection Jez Butterworth Plays: One.

'Purge the reek of sin.'

Press Quotes

'It's funny, it's sad, it's haunting and it is also strangely beautiful. Best of all, it is quite unlike anything you have seen before'

Daily Telegraph

Cast: 1f 6m

Staging:Single interior set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854596994Publication Date:
26 Apr 2002
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780012759Publication Date:
12 Jun 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Jez Butterworth:

The Ferryman
The Winterling
Jez Butterworth Plays: One
Mojo
The Naked Eye
Leavings
The River
Parlour Song
Jerusalem
Jez Butterworth Plays: Two

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