Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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trade & generations: two plays

Two plays from the acclaimed playwright debbie tucker green.

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trade

A short play dealing with the controversial topic of female sex tourism.

Published in volume trade & generations: two plays

    Touched

    Set in 1945 during the days between victory in Europe and victory in Japan, Touched follows the fortunes of a group of women in a working-class suburb of Nottingham.

    Touch

    A shamelessly funny and brutally honest play about sex, connection and control.

    Topdog/Underdog

    A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, from the leading black American woman playwright.

    Tomcat

    Winner of the 2015 Papatango New Writing Prize, Tomcat is a play set in a future world where diseases and disorders have been wiped out. How far will we go to keep humanity healthy?

    Today

    From a Cambridge college to the battlefields of the Spanish Civil War, Today is a panoramic study of life, desire and the search for a fundamental self in the midst of a shifting, uncertain world.

    To Sir, With Love (stage version)

    An uplifting story of the triumph of love, inspiration and hope against all odds, laced with the song and dance of austere, 1940s Britain. 

    Tituba

    Tituba by Winsome Pinnock is a one-woman show about Tituba Indian, the enslaved woman who played a central role in the seventeenth-century Salem Witch Trials.

    Tinderbox

    Sometime in the 21st Century, England is dissolving into the sea. Amidst the chaos, one man clings to his traditional British values and his love of meat.

    A Time to Reap

    One woman’s story, set against the mountain landscape of an evolving nation and one of Poland’s hottest political topics – abortion and the Catholic Church.

    A Time to Keep

    A large-scale historical romp in the terrain between Jane Austen and Charles Dickens - co-written by David Edgar, Britain's leading political playwright.

    Time Stands Still

    A photojournalist is at home in Brooklyn recovering from serious wounds sustained whilst out covering war-torn Iraq, but longs for the adrenalin rush of her past.

    Time Spent on Trains

    A 15-minute play about childhood, disability and spending time on trains.

    Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

      Tilt

      A sister searches her brothers for empathy and answers to her family's self destruction. All three are trapped for ever in an obsessive need to remember and relive their treatment at the hands of a sadistic, brutalising father and of a mother overendowed with forbearance.

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      Tiger Country

      A hospital play that follows a tangle of doctors and nurses in a busy London hospital.

      Tickets are Now On Sale

      A short play about sponsorship and the arts.

      Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

        Thrown

        A child-psychologist attempts to record what she's spent her whole life trying to forget, as the memories of former patients collide with her own.