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- Description'My dad said he jumped buses. Horseboxes. Jumped an aqueduct once. He was gonna jump Stonehenge but the council put a stop to it.' On St George's Day, the morning of the local county fair, Johnny Byron, local waster and modern day Pied Piper, is a wanted man. The council officials want to serve him an eviction tice, his children want their dad to take them to the fair, Troy Whitworth wants to give him a serious kicking and a motley crew of mates want his ample supply of drugs and alcohol. Jez Butterworth's new play is a comic, contemporary vision of life in our green and pleasant land. His previous plays for the Royal Court include The Winterling , The Night Heron and Mojo . The key British theatre work of the last decade. Time Out 2012. An Instant Modern Classic. A comic, contemporary vision of life in our green and pleasant land. BEST PLAY Evening Standard Awards BEST PLAY Critics Circle Awards.
- Author(s)Jez Butterworth
- PublisherNick Hern Books
- Date of Publication09/07/2009
- SubjectDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintNick Hern Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight136 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine8 mm
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- beef.cheese24 Jul, 2016by
Excellent all round
Excellent play which was sent from UK to Australia very, very promptly.
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