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#aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei

A timely play based on the true story of an imprisoned Nobel Laureate.

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A psychological drama that asks if the cycle of generational trauma can ever be broken. Can queer, Black femmes find love and belonging when the soil beneath them – and the climate around them – is hostile?

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A strikingly original play combining traditional storytelling with physical theatre, created by The Imaginary Body. Winner of a Fringe First Award at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

100 Great Plays for Women

By Lucy Kerbel Foreword by Kate Mosse

An inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that 'There just aren't any good plays for women'. With a foreword by Kate Mosse.

15 Heroines: 15 Monologues Adapted from Ovid

Drawing inspiration from Ovid, fifteen leading female and non-binary British playwrights dramatise the lives of fifteen classical heroines in a series of new monologues for the twenty-first century.

1972: The Future of Sex

A devised play about three couples having sex for the first time – and a country on the brink of a sexual awakening.

2:22: A Ghost Story

A spine-chilling, funny and scary play from the award-winning writer and broadcaster behind the hit BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist.

2nd May 1997

A play set on the day that New Labour swept into government, telling three deeply personal stories of euphoria and despair.

3 Billion Seconds

A hilarious, macabre love story about a pregnant couple of activists attempting to offset the carbon footprint of their unborn baby's life.

3 Winters

A portrait of an eclectic family, held together by the courage to survive. Winner of the 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

40 Days

A play exploring the impact of state violence on Black and brown children.

    5/11

    An epic and incendiary thriller about the Gunpowder Plot, weaving together the lives of kings, terrorists, priests and spies.

    54% Acrylic

    A short play about a young woman who, after shoplifting for the first time, is chased by the store detective.

    55 Days

    A gripping historical play that dramatises a crucial moment of English history.

    603

    A play from Palestine, part of the Royal Court Theatre's Arab World initiative in conjunction with the British Council.

    8 Hotels

    A play about passion, suspicion and revenge, based on true events involving some of the twentieth century's most influential American artists.

    Abandonment

    A play about love, death, identity and evolution, from the bestselling and highly acclaimed novelist.

    Abigail

    A man in his forties and a woman in her twenties meet on a trip to Berlin. Across a fractured timeline where past and present collide, the story of their relationship, their love and their struggle unravels.