Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

Showing 163-180 of 1,653 items.

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

A fast, wild and farcically funny play with a disturbing vision of a dystopian future.

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A Time to Reap

A play that follows one woman from a Polish village to the bright lights of London, exploring the issue of abortion and the Catholic Church.

A Time to Keep

A large-scale historical romp in the terrain between Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.

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.

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Time Spent on Trains

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

Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

    Tilt

    A beautifully simple debut play, about a woman's search for answers to her family's self destruction.

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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.

      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)

      A poignant and sensuous stage adaptation of the 1961 Oscar-winning film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman.

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      Through a Cloud

      A historical play about a battle of wits between Oliver 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.