Plays Directory : Five Kinds of Silence

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Shelagh Stephenson
  • Written
    2000
  • Overview
    It tells the story of a family living under the power of the vicious Billy, who physically, emotionally, and sexually abuses his wife, Mary, and children, Susan and Janet. The stage play is adapted from the radio production of the same name.

    The stage version of the play was first performed at the Lyric Hammersmith, London on 31 May 2000. It also won the 1996 Writers' Guild award for Best original Radio Play and the 1997 Sony Award for Best Original Drama.

    This play is about control and how the family is bonded by abuse. After so many years the two daughters shoot their father during an epileptic fit.

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4 known characters

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2 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Livia Ivankova
Livia Ivankova
Stage Assistant / Stagehand
2019, Sound designer
Teresa Quigley
2018, Police Inspector/Lawyer/Psychiatrist
Harborough Theatre
Tara O'Sullivan
2018, Janet
UEA Drama Studio
Emma Archibald
2017, Susan
Rachel Beck
Rachel Beck
Actor
2017, Policewoman / Lawyer
Gateshead College
Edward Patience
2017, Billy
Angharad Davies
2017, Multirole
Nottingham New Theatre
Moya Allen
Moya Allen
Actor
2017, Mary
Etcetera Theatre Camden.
Charlotte Campbell
2017, Janet
Etcetera Theatre
Morayo Adeagbo
2017, Billy
Suzanne Celensu
2017, Susan
Etcetera Theatre, Camden, London
Anna Ray
Anna Ray
Actor
2017, Lawyer and Psychiatrist
Etcetera Theatre
Warren Palmer
2017, DS Wilson
Etcetera Theatre
Jennifer Glover
2017, Janet
C Too Venue
Zach Williams
Zach Williams
Technician
2016, Lighting Designer
Royal Manor Theatre
Alisha Harper
2016, Susan
C Venue 4
Celine Abrahams
2016, Inspector, Lawyer, Psycologist
Arcola Theatre
Holly Norridge
2016, Susan
Kathryn Wright
2016, Janet
Faith Kiggundu
2016, Janet

Alternative Names

5 Kinds of Silence