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On the Evils of Tobacco

A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

    The Wedding

    A one-act play by Chekhov in a translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      Swansong

      A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

      Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

        The Middlemarch Trilogy: Dorothea's Story

        Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

        Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

          The Middlemarch Trilogy: The Doctor's Story

          Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

          Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

            The Middlemarch Trilogy: Fred and Mary's Story

            Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

            Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

              James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock

              The first part of The James Plays trilogy, exploring the complex character of the colourful Stewart King James I – poet, lover and law-maker.

              Published in volume The James Plays

                James II: Day of the Innocents

                The second part of Rona Munro's The James Plays trilogy, James II: Day of the Innocents depicts a violent royal playground from the perspective of the child King and his contemporaries, in a terrifying arena of sharp teeth and long knives.

                Published in volume The James Plays

                  James III: The True Mirror

                  The third part of Rona Munro's The James Plays trilogy, James III: The True Mirror, like the King himself, is colourful and unpredictable, turning its attention to the women at the heart of the royal court.

                  Published in volume The James Plays

                    My Friend Duplicity

                    A one-act duologue by Enda Walsh which went on to inspire his play Ballyturk.

                    Published in volume Enda Walsh Plays: Two

                      Room 303

                      A short monologue inspired by the Third Epistle of John and first produced by the Bush Theatre, London, as part of the Sixty-Six Books season in 2011.

                      Published in volume Enda Walsh Plays: Two

                        Bird (Lomas)

                        A cutting-edge monologue that throws light on the experience of a teenager in contemporary Britain, from one of the country's most exciting young playwrights.

                          Gypsy Girl

                          A monologue first performed by Laura Lomas at Soho Theatre, London, on 5 October 2009 as part of Paines Plough's LATER programme.

                            Where I'm From

                            A monologue play about a woman on the day of her release from prison.

                              All On Her Own

                              A powerfully atmospheric one-woman play, All On Her Own tells the story of Rosemary who, alone at midnight in London, has a secret burden to share that is both heartbreaking and sinister.

                              Published in volume Harlequinade & All On Her Own

                                Mr Incredible (VAULT version)

                                A monologue about love and entitlement by Camilla Whitehill, author of Where Do Little Birds Go?, who was described by The Times as 'a writer of huge promise'.

                                Published in volume Plays from VAULT

                                  Kitchen

                                  A short play from the author of Disco Pigs and The Walworth Farce.

                                  Published in volume Arlington

                                    A Girl's Bedroom

                                    A short play from the author of Disco Pigs and The Walworth Farce.

                                    Published in volume Arlington