The Indian Boy
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854599735Publication Date:
9 Nov 2006
Size: 199mm x 131mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
The Cube at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2006

The Indian Boy

By Rona Munro

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A play about the discovery of a 'wild child', examining our mythic struggles with the wilderness inside ourselves.

A 'wild child' is found in the last clump of woodland left on a building development. The builder, Peter, wants him out of the way. The psychologist, Julius, wants to protect him. His wife, June, wants to understand him and all the time something even wilder seems intent on escaping from the forest.

Rona Munro's play The Indian Boy was written for the Royal Shakespeare Company and was inspired by the 'little changeling boy' who is the source of Oberon and Titania's quarrel in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

It was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at The Cube, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, in 2006.

Press Quotes

'Wonderful... an imaginative triumph... the best new play I have seen in ages'


'A magical little box of tricks... a skewed, sweet and slightly scary modern fairytale'

The Times
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854599735Publication Date:
9 Nov 2006
Size: 199mm x 131mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Rona Munro:

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
The Last Witch
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
The House of Bernarda Alba
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
The Maiden Stone
Mary Barton
Scottish Shorts
The Astronaut's Chair
Saturday at the Commodore
Strawberries in January
Bold Girls
James III: The True Mirror
Long Time Dead
The James Plays
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
James II: Day of the Innocents
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
Little Eagles
The Basement Flat

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