This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
A moving portrait of the young Vincent van Gogh - a hit in the West End and on Broadway.
A short play about faith, families, and fitting in.
By Josh Azouz
An epic romcom telling the story of an unlikely romance between the Queen of England and a boy from the wrong side of the tracks. Premiered by the National Youth Theatre.
Contemporary Asian American PlaysEdited by Chay Yew
A major anthology of contemporary Asian American drama, exploring the complexities of gender, sexuality, and family, and demonstrating the cultural and aesthetic diversity of the new generation of Asian American voices.
A darkly riotous, superbly fast-talking adventure, adapted from the Booker Prize-winning novel.
£10.99£8.79By Annie Baker
The debut collection of celebrated American playwright Annie Baker, including her Obie award-winning play Circle Mirror Transformation.
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A bold exploration of colonisation and objectification, based on the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus'.
Set around a haunted house hemmed in by a restive, starving populace, The Veil weaves Ireland’s troubled colonial history into a transfixing story about the search for love, the transcendental and the circularity of time.
A new adaptation by Mike Bartlett of Maxim Gorky's savagely funny play, premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London.
A comedy of manners about the property market.
By Paul Murphy
Joint winner of the inaugural Theatre503 Playwriting Award, Valhalla depicts a world where the boundaries of scientific research and the endurance of human love are stretched to their limits.
£9.99£7.99By Carly Wijs
An extraordinary, award-winning account of the Beslan School Siege, exploring the entirely individual way children cope with traumatic situations.
A grand, mischevious story set in a dystopian future. Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Book of a Musical.
£10.99£8.79By Fin Kennedy
Tender, uncompromising, haunting and lyrical, these four plays together comprise a contemporary chronicle of the lives of East London's young women.
£14.99£11.99By Fin Kennedy
A bittersweet comedy about life, love and friendship once school is long gone.
By Steve Waters
The founder members of a radical think-tank meet to toast their success – fifteen years of second-guessing the next big idea; fifteen years of shaping politics on the left; fifteen years of thinking the unthinkable. But there's a spectre at the feast, and a scandal is about to break that will ruin more than just the party.