The Overgrown Path

Cast: 3f 3m plus several children

Staging: Several locations (mostly exterior)

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

EPUB, 90 pages ISBN: 9781788502351Publication Date:
25 Jul 2019
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 1985

The Overgrown Path

By Robert Holman

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Nicholas Marks, an aspiring academic from Yorkshire, arrives on the Greek island of Tinos to interview reclusive scientist Daniel Howarth about his work on the atomic bomb. But as he tries to tease apart fact and fantasy, science and mythology, chance and destiny, Nicholas discovers a surprising truth about himself.

Robert Holman's play The Overgrown Path is about history, and the stories we tell each other to make sense of ourselves. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in May 1985.

The Overgrown Path is also available in the volume Robert Holman Plays: One.

'History is not the study of facts. It is the study of ourselves. Of our stories. The stories we tell each other.'

Cast: 3f 3m plus several children

Staging:Several locations (mostly exterior)

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

EPUB, 90 pages ISBN: 9781788502351Publication Date:
25 Jul 2019
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Robert Holman:

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

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