This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
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.
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A comedy about four sisters trying to come to terms with their mother's death.
A funny, fast-paced play about identity, truth and the challenge of finding out who you really are. Part of Platform, an initiative from Tonic Theatre in partnership with Nick Hern Books, aimed at achieving greater gender equality in theatre.
A powerful, timely play featuring songs, about one girl taking control of her destiny in a world teetering on the brink. Part of Platform, an initiative aimed at achieving greater gender equality in theatre.
Voices from Across The Shutdown
Twelve new monologues written in response to the coronavirus outbreak in 2020 as part of Papatango's scheme to inspire creativity and share brilliant new stories.
A play that rips apart history to shed new light on the nexus of race, gender, and sexuality in twenty-first-century America.
The Alfred Fagon Award-winning play that retells British history through the prism of the slave trade.
£9.99£7.99By Frances Poet
An extraordinary drama about an ordinary family who must balance the challenges of daily life whilst living with dementia.
Three extraordinary plays by one of the most audacious and talented playwrights of our times: Jerusalem, The River and The Ferryman. Plus his short film The Clear Road Ahead, and a conversation with playwright Simon Stephens.
£18.99£15.19By Adam Lazarus
A darkly satirical monologue about fatherhood, love and toxic masculinity.
£9.99£7.99By Chloë Moss
A witty and heartfelt play about two sisters, exploring family, class and dependence.
£9.99£7.99By Mel Pennant
A play about two mothers united in sorrow, sharing the hardship of protecting their sons – one in life, and one in death.
A haunting tale of loss and friendship, blurring the lines between the real and surreal, from the author of Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play.
By Sarah Ruhl
A deliciously adventurous play that confronts the question of whether monogamy is enough to ensure a happy marriage.
A volume of plays by the founder of the Ontological-Hysteric Theater.
The Decameron meets I Know What You Did Last Summer in a supernatural thriller of suburban teenagers fleeing a mysterious plague, from an award-winning Canadian playwright.