Synopsis

The Night Heron

The Night Heron $12.99

Jez Butterworth

Published by Nick Hern Books

6 Male 1 Female

An anarchic black comedy from the author of the Olivier Award-winning comedy Mojo

The sighting of a rare bird attracts attention to a remote part of the Fens and the visiting birdwatchers don't 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...

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