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Jerusalem

by Jez Butterworth

Jerusalem Synopsis

'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 . 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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848420502
Publication date: 9th July 2009
Author: Jez Butterworth
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Plays, playscripts,

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