Barney Norris

Barney Norris is a playwright and novelist. His work has received awards from the International Theatre Institute, the Critics’ Circle, the Evening Standard, the Society of Authors, and the South Bank Sky Arts Times Breakthrough Awards, among others, and been translated into eight languages. His plays include Visitors, Nightfall, and an acclaimed adaptation of Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day; his novels include Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain.

Books in order of publication:


Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain (2016)

Turning For Home (2018)

The Vanishing Hours (2019)

Undercurrent (2022)


Visitors (2014, Up in Arms, Arcola Theatre, Bush Theatre and tour)

Eventide (2015, Up in Arms, Arcola Theatre and tour)

Echo’s End (2017, Salisbury Playhouse)

While We’re Here (2017, Up in Arms, Bush Theatre, BBC Radio 4 and tour)

Nightfall (2018, Bridge Theatre)

We Started To Sing (2022, Arcola Theatre)

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