DOI: 10.5040/9780571285167.00000005
Roles: Male (0) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

A dark night, an old waiting room and two supposed strangers eager to reach their destinations. In the cold hours that rest between nightfall and daybreak, silent questions prompt unexpected revelations. Two souls share a passion for reform, but only one – Miss Nightingale – has been honoured. The other, Dr Barry, would never receive the same acclaim, but notoriety came after death and for a very different reason...

Whistling Psyche premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London in May 2004.

From Whistling Psyche & Fred and Jane


Faber and Faber

Sebastian Barry

ISBN: 9780571224609

Series: Faber Drama

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