DOI: 10.5040/9781784604097.00000002
Scenes: 32. Roles: Male (2) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

Gareth Farr's play The Quiet House is a drama about the effects of infertility on a young couple, and their struggle to conceive. It was first performed at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 26 May 2016, co-produced by Echo Presents, the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Park Theatre, London. It transferred to Park Theatre on 7 June 2016.

The play follows young couple Jess and Dylan as they attempt to conceive their first child, embarking on a journey into the world of IVF. Forced to fight for the family they so desperately want, they put their faith in science and their relationship to the ultimate test.

The premiere production was directed by Tessa Walker and designed by Ana Inés Jabares-Pita. It was performed by Michelle Bonnard, Oliver Lansley, Allyson Ava-Brown and Tom Walker.

From The Quiet House


Nick Hern Books

Gareth Farr

ISBN: 9781848425668

Series: NHB Modern Plays

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