Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Thérèse Raquin (Zola/Edmundson)

A story of lust, madness and destruction set in the backstreets of Paris. Based on Emile Zola's classic novel.

There is a War

A miniature epic that explores the mad savagery of war with biting black comedy, and takes us into the dark heart of a strange and surreal conflict.

There Are No Beginnings

A play about the women whose lives and livelihoods were affected by the murderous attacks of the Yorkshire Ripper.

Thebans

The Ancient myths of the Kingdom of Thebes re-told by Scotland's foremost poet/dramatist.

That Almost Unnameable Lust

A short play about a writer holding workshops with older women in a prison.

Testing the Echo

A timely, provocative and witty look at the campaign to redefine Britishness for a multicultural society.

Testimonies: Four Plays

Four significant plays from a writer whose choice of ‘uncomfortable’ but well-documented subjects has gained her a reputation for controversy:

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Testament

The dark underside of the Greatest Story Ever Told.

Terrorism

The extraordinary debut play from the Royal Court by two brothers from Siberia.

Terminus

A blackly comic vision of Dublin infested with demons.

A Tender Thing

Another Romeo and another Juliet in a strikingly different love story.

Ten Tiny Toes

An uncompromising account of the heartbreaking choices faced by mothers today and what happens when a distant war comes home.

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Temple

A fictional account of the 2011 Occupy London movement, set in the heart of a very British crisis – a crisis of conscience, a crisis of authority and a crisis of faith.

Teenage Dick

A darkly comic, smashed-up retelling of Richard III, Shakespeare's classic tale about the lust for power.

Teddy Ferrara

An insightful and revealing play, inspired by real events, which explores society's uncomfortable embrace of the outsider.

Tearing the Loom & In a Little World of Our Own

Two plays from playwright Gary Mitchell, known for his powerful explorations of the conflicts troubling Northern Ireland.

Tearing the Loom

A searing portrait of a community divided against itself, set in a weaver's cottage in County Armagh at the time of the 1798 Rebellion.

    Tartuffe

    By Molière Adapted by Liz Lochhead

    A rollicking Scots version of Molière's classic of political satire and black comedy.

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