Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Sorry, You're Not a Winner

A powerful and striking play that explores aspiration, social mobility and getting caught between classes.

Our Generation

An engrossing verbatim created from five years of interviews with twelve young people from across the UK. A captivating portrait of their teenage years as they journey into adulthood.

Bacon

An unflinching and unexpectedly humorous play about masculinity, sexuality and power, through the dizzying lens of youth.

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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Red Pitch

A fast-paced and sharp-edged play telling a coming-of-age story about three young footballers, exploring the impact of gentrification and regeneration on London's communities.

Far Gone

A profoundly moving play about a young Ugandan boy's journey from childhood innocence to child soldier, seen through the eyes of those that love him and those that betray him.

Two Billion Beats

An insightful, heartfelt coming-of-age story and a blazing account of inner-city, British-Asian teenage life.

SAUCE and All honey: Two Plays

Two sweet and saucy comedies from an award-winning Irish playwright.

SAUCE

A play about death and rebirth, from an award-winning Irish playwright.

Published in volume SAUCE and All honey: Two Plays

    All honey

    A play about sex, secrets and suspicion, winner of the 2017 Fishamble New Writing Award.

    Published in volume SAUCE and All honey: Two Plays

      Tuesday

      With a Welsh-language translation, Un Bore Mawrth

      By Alison Carr Translated by Daf James

      A funny and playful drama written specifically for young people, about what happens when the world literally turns upside-down. Bilingual edition: includes the original English play with a Welsh-language translation, Un Bore Mawrth, by playwright Daf James.

      Mojo Mickybo

      An unsentimental portrayal of innocence betrayed by communal hatred in Belfast during the 1970s.

      Mrs Delgado

      A funny and poignant play for one actor that tells a story of desire, control, raised blinds and lowered boundaries. This edition also includes the monologue Phoenix.

      The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage (stage version)

      The stage version of Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage, which is set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy. Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt.

      Spring Awakening: A Musical

      The groundbreaking rock musical about teenage sexuality, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik.

      Phoenix

      A powerful story of fire and destruction, self-deceit and the corrosion of trust.

      Published in volume Mrs Delgado

        Mlima's Tale

        A powerful and unforgettable drama about the illegal international ivory trade, from an American dramatist whose plays have captivated audiences around the world.

        Andy's Gone

        A contemporary Canadian retelling of the story of Antigone.