Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Three Birds

A startling and darkly comic drama about childhood, family and fantasy. Winner of the Bruntwood Prize 2011.


A short play about three young Israelis caught up in a hostage situation.

Published in volume One Jewish Boy


    A funny, dark and thrilling play about family connections and the fallout from violence. In the Multiplay Drama series.

    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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    This Changes Everything

    A play about a group of young women seeking to form a new type of society and a better way of living. Part of Platform, a series of big-cast plays with predominantly or all-female casts, written specifically for performance by school, college and youth-theatre groups.

    This and Other Plays

    The first collection from a major new voice in American theatre.

    Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness (incl. Slavs!)

    A collection of essays, poems, a prayer and a play from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America.

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    Things I Know To Be True

    A complex and intense portrait of the mechanics of a family – and a marriage – through the eyes of four siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents' love and expectations.

    The Things Good Men Do

    Good men behaving very badly in a dark comedy about twenty-somethings in London.

    The Thickness of Skin

    An intricate, tender play about the obligations we have to one another, and those we would rather not.

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    Thick As Thieves

    A tense, revealing play that explores what it means to care for one another and asks who, in a time of increasing disconnect, we expect to look after us.