Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Travelling Light

A funny and fascinating tribute to the Eastern European immigrants who became major players in Hollywood's golden age.

Traps

An early play by one of our leading dramatists, written before her breakthrough successes with Cloud Nine and Top Girls.

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trade & generations: two plays

Two plays from the acclaimed playwright debbie tucker green.

trade

A short play dealing with the controversial topic of female sex tourism.

Published in volume trade & generations: two plays

    Touched

    A revered modern classic about life in a working-class suburb of Nottingham in the closing days of World War II.

    Touch

    A shamelessly funny and brutally honest play about sex, connection and control.

    Topdog/Underdog

    A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

    Tomcat

    Winner of the 2015 Papatango New Writing Prize, Tomcat is a play set in a future world where diseases and disorders have been wiped out. How far will we go to keep humanity healthy?

    Today

    From a Cambridge college to the battlefields of the Spanish Civil War, Today is a panoramic study of life, desire and the search for a fundamental self in the midst of a shifting, uncertain world.

    To Sir, With Love (stage version)

    An uplifting story of the triumph of love, inspiration and hope against all odds, laced with the song and dance of austere, 1940s Britain. 

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    Tituba

    Tituba by Winsome Pinnock is a one-woman show about Tituba Indian, the enslaved woman who played a central role in the seventeenth-century Salem Witch Trials.

    Tinderbox

    A fast, wild and farcically funny play with a disturbing vision of a dystopian future.

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    A Time to Reap

    A play that follows one woman from a Polish village to the bright lights of London, exploring the issue of abortion and the Catholic Church.

    A Time to Keep

    A large-scale historical romp in the terrain between Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.

    Time Stands Still

    A photojournalist is at home in Brooklyn recovering from serious wounds sustained whilst out covering war-torn Iraq, but longs for the adrenalin rush of her past.

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    Time Spent on Trains

    A 15-minute play about childhood, disability and spending time on trains.

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      Tilt

      A beautifully simple debut play, about a woman's search for answers to her family's self destruction.

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      Tiger Country

      A hospital play that follows a tangle of doctors and nurses in a busy London hospital.