The Night Heron
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
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First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2002

The Night Heron

By Jez Butterworth

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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 the Olivier Award-winning Mojo.

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.

'Purge the reek of sin.'

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'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
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:

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

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