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The Shed

A short monologue play exploring the power that a carer can exert over a wheelchair user's life, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

    Hamish

    A short monologue play exploring the challenges facing a young wheelchair user, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

    Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

      The Real Deal

      A short monologue play exploring the issue of benefits fraud, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

      Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

        The Clear Road Ahead

        An epic short about rebirth, from the author of Jerusalem and The Ferryman.

        Published in volume Jez Butterworth Plays: Two

          How These Desperate Men Talk

          A short play published for the first time, written during the author's time working with European theatremakers.

          Lynndie's Gotta Gun

          A short play published for the first time, written during the author's time working with European theatremakers.

          Wormwood

          A poetic and heart-rending play written in response to the tenth anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

          Bleeding Heart

          A short dark comedy from Spain, in which a naive middle-aged transvestite encounters a petty thief nicknamed 'sour face'.

          Jude Law on Hamlet

          Performing Shakespeare

          Jude Law discusses playing Hamlet, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.

          Red Car, Blue Car

          A heartbreaking short play about guilt, grief and responsibility, written for and performed at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2011.

          small hours

          A collaborative theatre piece created by playwrights Lucy Kirkwood and Ed Hime with theatre director Katie Mitchell, dissecting the claustrophobic world of a new mother struggling to cope on her own.

          Death of a Cyclist

          A poignant, bleakly comic short monologue told by a woman killed in a cycling accident.

          The Village Church

          A short play about faith, families, and fitting in.

          Baby Dolls

          A futuristic comedy about conception, state control and rebellion.

          How to Not Sink

          A short play by Georgia Christou that looks at duty, love and dependency across three generations of women.

          The Nightclub

          A short play about three very different women at a gay nightclub in Orlando, who are caught up in a terrifying hate crime.

          Fucking Feminists

          A fiercely funny short play by Rose Lewenstein, investigating what feminism means, and what it has become.

          Tituba

          Tituba by Winsome Pinnock is a one-woman show about Tituba Indian, the enslaved woman who played a central role in the seventeenth-century Salem Witch Trials.