Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Through the Leaves and other plays

Franz Xaver Kroetz is a controversial figure whose works have helped reshape world drama over the last two decades. His unsparing portraits of life in Germany's lower middle-class redefine the notion of realism on the stage.

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Through A Glass Darkly (stage version)

Karin is a young wife, an older sister and an only daughter. In her kaleidoscopic internal world the boundaries between different realities blur and shift.

Through a Cloud

A battle of wits between Cromwell and John Milton, by the well-known actor Jack Shepherd.

The Thrill of Love

A gripping drama about Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain.

Three Women and a Piano Tuner

An offbeat, lyrical drama about how our hopes and dreams can be thwarted by the choices we make - and by the ones we don't make.

Three Sisters On Hope Street

A funny, vibrant and moving version of Chekhov's Three Sisters, set amongst the Jewish community in wartime Liverpool.

Three Short Plays

Three short plays by one of the most inventive dramatists working today, each written in response to political events.

The Three Musketeers (stage version)

A riotously comic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic novel, originally performed by physical-comedy theatre company Le Navet Bete.

Three More Sleepless Nights

An explosive short play about human interaction and love-tangled relationships.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

    The Three Lions

    A sharp, hilarious behind-the-scenes glimpse of diplomacy in action, centering on England's bid for the 2018 World Cup.

    Three Hotels: Plays and Monologues

    ‘A work of burning anger and bruising emotional power’ about the foisting of powdered milk on Third World infants. Plus seven monologues.

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    Three Birds

    A startling and darkly comic drama about childhood, family and fantasy. Winner of the Bruntwood Prize 2011.

    THREE (Multiplay Drama)

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


    A short play about three young Israelis caught up in a hostage situation.

    Published in volume One Jewish Boy

      Jack Thorne Plays: One

      The first collection of plays by one of the UK's most exciting young writers.

      Thon Man Molière

      The story of the great comedian Molière - his scandalous marriage, his scurrilous plays and the irresistible creation of his infamous and celebrated satire Tartuffe.

      This Wide Night

      A tender portrayal of two women trying to start again after their release from prison.

      This Must Be the Place

      A play comprising two short ballads about migration, missed connections, and life on the edge of respectability.