'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 notice, 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".
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 96 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Nick Hern Books
- Publication Date: 09/07/2009
- Category: Plays, playscripts
- ISBN: 9781848420502