Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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The Christians

A play exploring faith and community in the modern world, asking profound questions about what we believe and why.

A Christmas Carol (Derby Playhouse stage version)

An acclaimed dramatisation of Dickens' well-loved Christmas story - more faithful to the original than any other published version.

A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)

An adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic – one of the best-loved stories ever written – that rediscovers the social conscience of the timeless tale.

A Christmas Carol (Old Vic stage version)

Charles Dickens' timeless classic, brought to life in a joyous new adaptation by Jack Thorne.

A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story (stage version)

A spine-tingling stage adaptation that is faithful to the heart and spirit of Charles Dickens' much-loved festive ghost story – with an emphasis on the ghostly.

Christmas Carol: A Fairy Tale (stage play)

By Piers Torday Original author Charles Dickens

A revitalised stage adaptation of Charles Dickens's Christmas tale, by renowned author Piers Torday, focussing on Ebenezer Scrooge's sister Fan, the most monstrous miser ever known.

Christmas is Miles Away

A touching play about adolescent friendship.

Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

The fifth volume of the collected plays of one of our finest playwrights.

Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

The fourth volume of the collected plays of one of the best playwrights alive.

Caryl Churchill Plays: Three

Spanning almost ten years and embracing a remarkable range of style and subject matter, this is the third volume of Churchill's Collected Plays,

Caryl Churchill: Shorts

Ten short plays by Caryl Churchill, written for stage, radio and TV, selected and introduced by the author.

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Cinderella (stage version)

A classic fairy tale with a twist, from the UK's leading author of plays for young audiences.

Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday

Two linked plays from the Russian playwright dubbed the 'female Chekhov', depicting the grim reality of domestic life in Soviet Russia.

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Ciphers

A smart and provocative thriller about spies, double agents, and the opaqueness of the human soul.

Circle Mirror Transformation

A quiet masterpiece tracing the lives of five strangers who come together in a community centre in Vermont, New England, for a series of creative drama classes for adults.

Published in volume The Vermont Plays

    Citysong

    The Verity Bargate Award-winning play about three generations of a Dublin family.

    Citysong and other plays

    The Verity Bargate Award-winning play about three generations of a Dublin family, plus two other plays: Boys and Girls and Drawing Crosses on a Dusty Windowpane.

    A Civil War Christmas

    Set on Christmas Eve during the latter days of the Civil War, this rich and moving play weaves a tapestry of historical characters, period holiday music, marches and spirituals, and tells a story of peaceful companionship and communal hope.