The Natural Cause
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788502313Publication Date:
25 Jul 2019
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First Staged:
Cockpit Theatre, London, 1974

The Natural Cause

By Robert Holman

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A dark and disturbing portrait of mental illness, and its effects on a young family.

Barry and Mary are expecting a child. Barry is a bus conductor, but he'd like to drive the bus one day instead. His mother keeps telling Mary that Barry's not right, and that she should leave him. But Mary chooses to stick with Barry, for better or in fact for worse.

Robert Holman's play The Natural Cause was first performed at the Cockpit Theatre, London, in May 1974. Although written after his earlier play Mud, The Natural Cause was Holman's first full-length play to be staged.

The Natural Cause is also available in the volume Robert Holman Plays: One.

‘When I was a lad, little kiddie, I had this dream. And that was to burn down the world. Smash it up.’

EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788502313Publication Date:
25 Jul 2019
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Robert Holman:

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

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