Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Blister (Multiplay Drama)

A tense relationship drama which examines how the effects of one moment can ripple through a galaxy of lives. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Blood and Ice

Renowned poet and dramatist Liz Lochhead tells the story of Frankenstein's creation.

Bloody Wimmin

A short play about the protests at Greenham Common, a political landmark in the fight for nuclear disarmament.

Blue (Multiplay Drama)

A disquieting and darkly funny play which shines a light on the state of mental-health services in modern Britain. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Blue Heart

Two exhilarating and teasingly entertaining one-act plays from one of the UK's leading playwrights.

Blue Sky

An exhilarating, challenging new play by Amnesty Award-winning playwright Clare Bayley.

Blue Stockings

A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women’s suffrage.

Bodies

A play about the human cost of surrogacy, and what we’ll overlook to get what we want.

Bold Girls

A sharply funny, moving play set during the Troubles in Northern Ireland and celebrating women’s strength under siege.

Boleros for the Disenchanted and other plays

Four new plays that interweave love and politics, from the screenwriter of The Motorcycle Diaries.

Bombshells

Six funny and perceptive monologues about the stresses of modern female life.

Bone Songs

A meditation on the nature of time and the importance of human relationships, by acclaimed avant-garde theatre director André Gregory.

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The Book of Grace

Suzan-Lori Parks' fierce and intimate three-person drama, a companion piece to her Pulitzer Prize-winning play Topdog/Underdog.

Borders

An urgent, moving and occasionally hilarious play about the migrant crisis and the politics of the Middle East.

born bad

A hard-hitting and original family drama.

Boudica

A brand-new ancient-history play in verse that tells the story of one of Britain's most iconic women: a queen, a warrior and a rebel.

Box Clever

A moving, truthful and darkly comic play about one woman's experience of a women's refuge.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (stage version)

A deeply moving and thought-provoking stage play based on the best-selling novel by John Boyne.