Four full-length plays and two previously unpublished shorts from the multi-award-winning author of Jerusalem.
Jez Butterworth burst onto the theatre scene aged twenty-five with Mojo, one of the most dazzling Royal Court main stage debuts in years’ (Time Out). This first volume of his Collected Plays contains that play plus the three that followed, as well as two short one-person pieces published here for the first time everything in fact that precedes Jerusalem, unarguably one of the best dramas of the twenty-first century’ (Guardian).
Plays One includes: Mojo, The Night Heron, The Winterling, Leavings (previously unpublished), Parlour Song and The Naked Eye (previously unpublished).
Introducing the plays is an interview with Jez Butterworth specially conducted for this volume.
'The verbal menace of Harold Pinter [combined with] the physical violence of Quentin Tarantino' The Times on Mojo
'It's funny, it's sad, it's haunting and it is also strangely beautiful. Best of all, it is quite unlike anything you have seen before' Telegraph on The Night Heron
'Dazzling' Guardian on The Winterling
'Wickedly funny' Financial Times on Parlour Song