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The Judge's Wife

A short play about justice and retribution, first seen as a BBC television drama.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

    Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen

    A short play set in a dystopian future, where a couple in a tower block hide from the violence and pollution outside.

    Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

      Abortive

      A couple in bed discuss the effect on them of the woman's recent abortion.

      Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

        Mothers Against

        A gripping account of a bitterly fought US governor's election from the Republican perspective. Part of David Edgar's two-play cycle, Continental Divide.

        Published in volume Continental Divide

          Daughters of the Revolution

          A political thriller set in the midst of a bitterly fought US governor's election, from the Democrat perspective. Part of David Edgar's two-play cycle, Continental Divide.

          Published in volume Continental Divide

            Fair

            A powerful drama about the potent appeal of far right policies to young people in the UK.

            Published in volume Fair & Felt Effects: two plays

              Felt Effects

              A play that unearths the seismic relationship between two half-sisters and their mother when they are forced together in the A&E ward of the local hospital. Joint-winner of the 2004 Verity Bargate Award.

              Published in volume Fair & Felt Effects: two plays

                Tearing the Loom

                A searing portrait of a community divided against itself, set in a weaver's cottage in County Armagh at the time of the 1798 Rebellion.

                  In a Little World of Our Own

                  A powerful drama about how the conflict in Northern Ireland affects whole families, and of how the violence of the streets is brought into the heart of the home.

                    The Hairy Ape

                    A nightmarish condemnation of the dehumanising effects of industrialisation on the American people.

                      All God's Chillun Got Wings

                      An expressionist play about a violently dysfunctional mixed-race marriage, inspired by an old Negro spiritual.

                        Enter A Gentleman

                        A 15-minute play based on Restoration playwright Aphra Behn's tempestuous love affair with John Hoyle.

                        Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

                          Time Spent on Trains

                          A 15-minute play about childhood, disability and spending time on trains.

                          Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

                            Wolf Hall (stage version)

                            The first 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.

                              Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)

                              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.

                                The Bear

                                A one-act comic play about a reclusive young widow whose life takes a surprisingly romantic turn.

                                Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                                  The Proposal

                                  A brilliantly funny one-act play about a hypochondriac attempting to propose to an argumentative young woman.

                                  Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                                    A Tragic Figure

                                    A comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

                                    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts