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The Herd (NHB Modern Plays)

104 pages56 minutes


A witty and heartfelt look at a family falling apart - and pulling together - when life doesn't turn out quite the way they imagined. The debut play by Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear.

It's Andy Griffith's twenty-first birthday. Not that he's counting. But his mother Carol is. Counting the minutes until he arrives, counting the unexpected guests, counting the times that something like this has happened before.

'Remarkable... a family drama that slowly grows to an overwhelming pitch... asks profound questions about how reconcilliation can be achieved and love restored' Telegraph

'Grips like a vice'

'vivid and unsentimental...flecked with wry humour' Evening Standard

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