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Escaped Alone Fleabag: The Original Play

Escaped Alone wins Best Play at Writers' Guild Awards 2017

Caryl Churchill's Royal Court play takes home the prize, with Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag named Best TV Situation Comedy

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Plays from VAULT 2

Line-up announced for second VAULT Festival anthology

We're excited to reveal the five plays we've selected for publication in Plays from VAULT 2, out 9 February

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Wish List Bird The Encounter

Eight NHB plays shortlisted at Manchester Theatre Awards

Katherine Soper's Bruntwood Prize-winning play Wish List leads the way with four nominations

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The Flick The Deep Blue Sea (2016 edition) Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics

The Flick leads NHB nominees at WhatsOnStage Awards

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning play one of several NHB-published productions shortlisted at publicly voted awards

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Putting teenagers (and their miraculous brains) centre-stage: Ned Glasier and Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on making BrainstormJerusalem


After being inspired by a TED Talk about the workings of the teenage brain, Ned Glasier (Artistic Director of Company Three, previously Islington Community Theatre) and co-writer Emily Lim realised they had the germ of an idea for a play that could be shaped and performed by teenagers themselves. Here, Ned Glasier charts the development … Continue reading Putting teenagers (and their miraculous brains) centre-stage: Ned Glasier and Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore on making Brainstorm

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Tackling taboo subjects in theatre for young people: Carly Wijs on her play Us/ThemJerusalem


After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016 and winning a Fringe First Award, the extraordinary Us/Them opens at the National Theatre on 16 January. An international co-production between BRONKS,  the Brussels-based theatre company for young audiences, and Richard Jordan Productions with Theatre Royal Plymouth and Big in Belgium, the play focuses on … Continue reading Tackling taboo subjects in theatre for young people: Carly Wijs on her play Us/Them

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‘A well-kept secret’: the Feldenkrais Method and its powerful potential for actors, by Victoria WorsleyJerusalem


The Feldenkrais Method, named after the distinguished scientist and engineer Dr Moshe Feldenkrais, has been used by performers since being adopted by Peter Brook in the 1970s – but it is only now beginning to gain the recognition it deserves. Tapping into the deep relationship between bodily movement and our ways of thinking, feeling and … Continue reading ‘A well-kept secret’: the Feldenkrais Method and its powerful potential for actors, by Victoria Worsley

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