Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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A short play about sponsorship and the arts.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five


    A short monologue play about a pregnant wheelchair user facing a tough decision, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

    Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues


      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

      Three plays from the controversial German playwright whose works have helped reshape world drama.

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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.

      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.

      Three Sisters (Chekhov/Nelson)

      A masterful new translation of Chekhov’s exploration of yearning and disillusionment.

      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 Kings

        A heartbreaking and hilarious play for a solo actor about fathers and sons, the gifts and burdens of inheritance, and the unfathomable puzzle of human relationships. 

        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.