Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Someone Else's Shoes

A sharp and witty satire on the commodification of art and life.

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Some Of Us Exist In The Future

An utterly original, wryly funny play about one woman's search for a place to belong in a world that's not all it seems. Joint winner of the 2021 Papatango New Writing Prize.

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    The Solid Life of Sugar Water

    An intimate, tender play about loss, hurt and rediscovery, from Jack Thorne.

    Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer

    A bold, quirky play from the renowned Quebecois writer, translated into a robust and earthy Scots.

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    soft animals

    A tender and unflinching story about motherhood, self-destruction and the way women help each other heal.

    So Long Life

    A comedy drama portraying a ghastly family gathering with great humour and unflinching honesty.

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    So Here We Are

    A play about what can happen when nothing happens, a compassionate look at young lives cut short and a touching portrait of childhood friendships under strain in adult life.

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    Snuff

    A short play about an Iraqi War veteran.

    Snowflake

    An epic story about generational conflict, fathers and daughters, and whether we're living in the best or worst of times.

    The Snow Queen

    A superb children's play, drawn from the classic story by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted by the 'master of children's theatre' (Scotsman).

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    Snatches: Moments from 100 Years of Women's Lives

    Eight Monologues

    A collection of monologues that document, remember and bear witness to a century of struggle for progress and equality for women in the United Kingdom.

    The Snail House

    Richard Eyre's play The Snail House is premiered at Hampstead Theatre, London, in September 2022.

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    Smelling a Rat

    A black comedy/farce from the author of Abigail's Party, premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1988.

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    Small Tragedy

    A remarkably funny, sharply articulated missive about tragedy in the contemporary world.

    The Small Things

    A fierce and devastating fable about enforced silence.

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    Small Island (English Mastery Secondary set text)

    A stage version of Andrea Levy's epic novel tracing the tangled history of Jamaica and Britain - set text edition for the English Mastery Secondary programme.

    Small Island (stage version)

    Andrea Levy's epic novel tracing the tangled history of Jamaica and Britain, adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson.

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    The Small Hours

    A National Theatre Connections play about teenagers, nightlife, and the small choices that have momentous consequences.