Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

Showing 127-144 of 1,556 items.

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.

        Nora : A Doll's House (2019 edition)

        By Stef Smith Original author Henrik Ibsen

        A bold new version of Ibsen's brutal portrayal of womanhood.

        Downstate

        A provocative play about four men convicted of sex crimes, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Clybourne Park.

        Company: The Complete Revised Book and Lyrics

        Published alongside the acclaimed, reimagined West End revival in 2018, this edition of Sondheim's hit musical features the complete revised book and lyrics for the production, plus colour production photographs.