Night of the Soul

David Farr
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ISBN 9780571216680 Format Paperback
Published 22/04/2002 Length 112 pages

About Book

2001. A large south-coast town.

Invisible to all, the ghost of a young woman walks the corridors of a smart modern hotel.

The night before his father's funeral a forty-year-old market researcher holes up in the hotel to take stock.

Then he sees her.

Night of the Soul received its première at the Royal Shakespeare Company in the Pit Theatre in April 2002.

  • About David Farr

    David Farr is a writer and director. His plays The Danny Crowe Show, Elton John's Glasses, Night of the Soul, Ramayana, The UN Inspector, The Heart of Robin Hood and a collection of adaptations have all been published by Faber. He was Artistic Director of London's Gate Theatre from 1995 to 1998, and Joint Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic from 2002 to 2005. He has directed Coriolanus and Julius Caesar for the RSC and The UN Inspector for the National Theatre. In June 2005 he became Artistic Director of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, where his productions included new versions of The Odyssey and Kafka's Metamorphosis. In 2009 he became Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where his productions of The Winter's Tale, King Lear and The Homecoming opened to critical acclaim.

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