The Ferryman (NHB Modern Plays) - Jez Butterworth

The Ferryman (NHB Modern Plays)

By Jez Butterworth

  • Release Date: 2017-05-03
  • Genre: Theater
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 17 Ratings)


Armagh, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.

Developed by Sonia Friedman Productions, The Ferryman premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in April 2017, before transferring to the West End. The production was directed by Sam Mendes.

This revised edition published in 2017.