DOI: 10.5040/9780571292615.40000005
Acts: 1. Roles: Male (1) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Jane, recently widowed, wealthy, and determined to avenge her brutal upbringing, returns to confront her abusive step-father. Isolated in a room above the city, their disturbing, sexually charged encounter heads inexorably towards violence as they struggle to come to terms with their different versions of the past in this harrowing thriller.

When the Night Begins premièred at the Hampstead Theatre, London in March 2004.

From When the Night Begins


Faber and Faber

Hanif Kureishi

ISBN: 9780571224487

Series: Faber Drama