Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

Showing 235-252 of 1,708 items.

The Night Heron

A dark, funny, spellbinding play about a group of outcasts and eccentrics gathered in the Cambridgeshire fens.

Vincent in Brixton

A moving portrait of the young Vincent van Gogh - a hit in the West End and on Broadway.

Julie Burchill Is Away

A one-woman show based on the life and writings of the provocative columnist, writer and broadcaster, Julie Burchill.

  • Paperback£7.99 £6.39
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

Mother Teresa is Dead

A gripping play exploring Western guilt towards the Third World, from an author well-known for her award-winning adaptations for Shared Experience and the National Theatre.

Iron

An intense psychological drama set in a women's prison, in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them.

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

A monologue by a master of the art - 100% pure high octane Bogosian.

  • Paperback£12.99
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

Closing Time

McCafferty's break-through play, a tender and comic portrait of love, dignity and emotional damage.

  • Paperback£7.99 £6.39
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.
  • EPUB£7.99 £6.39

The Browning Version

Rattigan's well-loved play about an unpopular schoolmaster who snatches a last shred of dignity from the collapse of his career and his marriage.

Harlequinade

A farce about a touring theatre troupe, written to accompany The Browning Version in a double-bill under the joint title, Playbill.

Published in volume The Browning Version

    Homers

    A tough and funny play about Glaswegian orphans forcibly transplanted to the Islands.

    • Paperback£8.99 £7.19
      There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

    Habitat

    Janet and her mother Margaret both live on Mapleview Lanes - the perfect neighbourhood with the perfect neighbours, until Lewis Chance buys a house on their street to open a group home for troubled adolescents.

    Mojo Mickybo: Three Plays

    Three astute, savvy early plays from Belfast writer Owen McCafferty.

    The Waiting List

    A blackly comic monologue about a man under siege in the community where he grew up.

    Published in volume Mojo Mickybo: Three Plays

      I Won't Dance - Don't Ask Me

      An early short monologue play from Northern Irish writer Owen McCafferty.

      Published in volume Mojo Mickybo: Three Plays

        I, Claudia

        A touching and funny play about a girl on the cusp of adolescence.

        Einstein's Gift

        A Canadian play based on the life and work of Nobel Laureate Dr Fritz. Haber, who risked everything for a country that never accepted him, but used his work to murder millions.

        Shoot the Crow

        An endearing yet hard-hitting comic portrait of how the need to work gets in the way of living.

        Far Away

        A brilliant and unsettling play from one of the UK's leading dramatists.