Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue

An unforgettable journey across time and generations.

Kevin Elyot: Four Plays

A collection of plays from the acclaimed author of My Night With Reg, spanning twenty years of work from a playwright who brilliantly captured the comedy of pain.

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A riotous, witty reclaiming of the life of Emilia Bassano, poet, mistress, mother, and exceptional woman – widely considered the 'Dark Lady' of Shakespeare's sonnets.

Emma (stage version)

A bold, witty and fresh adaptation of Jane Austen's novel which, while thoroughly modern, retains the spirit and much of the language of the original.

The Empty Quarter

A play confronting the challenges we face in a foreign land, asking where, or to whom, we belong.


The Encounter

A solo show tracing one man's journey into the Amazon rainforest and to the limits of human consciousness, inspired by the book Amazon Beaming by Petru Popescu.

the end of history...

A play about families, parenting, and gigantic clashes of values.


A poetic, unpredictable and explosive play about female friendship, and what happens when you can no longer be the woman people want.

Ensemble Works: an anthology

Edited by Ferdinand Lewis

A collection of ensemble-created plays by major American theatre companies - the first of its kind.

Enter A Gentleman

A 15-minute play based on Restoration playwright Aphra Behn's tempestuous love affair with John Hoyle.

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    Epic Love and Pop Songs

    A smart, funny play about love, friendship and growing up, from the author of WINK and Fury.

    Escaped Alone

    A play about three old friends and a neighbour having tea in the back yard, and contemplating catastrophe.

    The Essential Bogosian

    A collection of work by Eric Bogosian, one of America's leading performers and most original playwrights.

    Estate Walls

    A play about a young writer who dreams of leaving his estate. The play that won Arinzé Kene the Most Promising Playwright at the 2011 Offies (Off West End Theatre Awards).

    Eternal Love

    The Story of Abelard and Heloise

    A spellbinding retelling of the passionate and legendary love story of Abelard and Heloise.

    Etiquette and Vitriol: The Food Chain and other plays

    A collection of plays from one of the leading comic voices of his generation, full of his characteristic razor-sharp wit and black humour.

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    Alice in Wonderland meets Greek myth in this playful, heart-breaking American take on a timeless tale of loss, grief and redemption.

    Evening Plays

    Three new dramas, written as a response to Dante's Divine Comedy.