Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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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.


    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.

      This May Hurt A Bit

      A witty, tender, and occasionaly surreal exploration of one family's experience of the NHS.

      This Lime Tree Bower

      A poignant and gripping tale told through three interlinking monologues from the multi-award-winning author of The Weir.

      This is Living

      A poignant exploration of what it means to say goodbye.

      This is a Chair

      A short play about the surreal nature of modern life.

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