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:

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

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