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...

Browse Library

About Stageplays

Stageplays offers you the largest collection of Plays & Musicals in the world.

Based in the UK and the USA, we’ve been serving the online theatre community since the last century. We’re primarily a family-run business and several of us also work in professional theatre.

But we’re all passionate about theatre and we all work hard to share that passion with you and the world’s online community.

Subscribe to our theatre newsletter

We'll email you regular details of new plays and half-price special offers on a broad range of theatre titles.


We can deliver any play in print to any country in the world - and we ship from both the US and the UK.

© 2010 - 2022 Stageplays, Inc.