Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

Showing 91-108 of 1,536 items.

Ghost Stories (stage version)

The terrifying stageplay and worldwide cult phenomenon about a Professor of Parapsychology whose rationality is tested to breaking point – and beyond.

Blister (Multiplay Drama)

A tense relationship drama which examines how the effects of one moment can ripple through a galaxy of lives. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Blue (Multiplay Drama)

A disquieting and darkly funny play which shines a light on the state of mental-health services in modern Britain. In the Multiplay Drama series.

katzenmusik (Multiplay Drama)

A darkly comic story about social inequality and upheaval, told in reverse. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Landmines (Multiplay Drama)

A stark, fast-paced and fraught play about political upheaval and the media's relationship with civil violence and terrorism in modern Britain. In the Multiplay Drama series.

The Real Estate (Multiplay Drama)

A sharply observed, epic play combining elements of social realism and satire, which asks: who do our homes really belong to, and who gets to tell our stories? In the Multiplay Drama series.

The Red Helicopter (Multiplay Drama)

A thrilling, epic story about innocence, community and the dangerous power of unquestioning belief. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Skunk (Multiplay Drama)

A surreal, dreamlike and hilarious play exploring the pressures and transformations that happen to teenagers as they grow up. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Spooky Action at a Distance (Multiplay Drama)

A hard-hitting, poignant play about anti-immigration sentiment in Britain today. In the Multiplay Drama series.

THREE (Multiplay Drama)

A funny, dark and thrilling play about family connections and the fallout from violence. In the Multiplay Drama series.

VS09 (Multiplay Drama)

A sharp, fast-paced exploration of the possibilities of love, friendship and healing in the search for home. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

The fifth volume of the collected plays of one of our finest playwrights.

War and Peace Gaza Piece

A short play about war and family life.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

    Tickets are Now On Sale

    A short play about sponsorship and the arts.

    Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

      Beautiful Eyes

      A short play about a family divided by politics, first performed in the week of Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017.

      Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

        Mary's Babies

        A provocative, funny and fascinating play, inspired by the true story of Mary Barton and her husband Bertold Wiesner, pioneers of fertility treatment.

        Wilderness (Kellie Smith)

        A searing exploration of unconditional love and of the personal sacrifices it demands.

        Wolfie

        A wildly imaginative, irreverent look at life in and after the care system.