This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
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A unique theatrical investigation into how teenagers' brains work, and why they’re designed by evolution to be the way they are.
An intense, elusive, and quietly beautiful play about a family crisis.
Stories of the Canadian Arctic intersect in this epic five-hundred-year journey led by a one-eared polar bear.
By Lou Ramsden
A sharp and savage play about the animals we are and the people we try to be.
£8.99£7.19By Tony Kushner
From the author of Angels in America, A Bright Room Called Day was Kushner's first major play. Written against the backdrop of Reagan's America, it is a powerful portrayal of individual resolution in the face of political catastrophe.
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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.
The second part of Mike Poulton's two-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. A thrilling and utterly convincing portrait of a brilliant man embroiled in the lethal, high-stakes politics of the Court of Henry VIII.Published in volume Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)By Gareth Farr
An arresting and angry look at conflict and its effect on soldiers returning home.
£9.99£7.99By Tom Wells
A beautiful, heart-warming, laugh-out-loud coming-of-age story for our times.
£9.99£7.99By Polly Teale
A compelling literary detective story about the turbulent lives of the Brontë sisters - dramatised by Polly Teale and Shared Experience, the team behind After Mrs Rochester and Jane Eyre.
A funny and emotionally rich look at family, friends and fame, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Dinner with Friends.
A play about forgiveness, reconciliation and the role of the church in the modern world.
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.
£10.99£8.79By Stuart Slade
Six young people are caught in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the heart of London. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heartbreaking and hilarious, BU21 is verbatim theatre from the very near future.