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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

    Swansong

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

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      Abortive

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

      Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

        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

          Amongst the Reeds

          Two friends scratch out a living on the margins of society in a play commissioned by acclaimed theatre company Clean Break.

            PMQ

            A short play set in a Westminster dressing room, as Prime Minister Dave prepares for his first ever bout of Prime Minister's Questions.

            Published in volume Ella Hickson Plays: One

              Wilderness (short play)

              A short play about a patient and her psychiatrist as they head into the wilderness to find out how sane any of us really are.

                Tickets are Now On Sale

                A short play about sponsorship and the arts.

                Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

                  The Same

                  A play about two women who meet in a psychiatric institution.

                  Published in volume Medicine & The Same: two plays

                    Air

                    A resonant and surreal short piece published alongside What If If Only.

                    Published in volume What If If Only

                      The Silence and the Noise

                      A play that beautifully captures the story of two young people on the edge. Joint winner of the 2021 Papatango New Writing Prize.

                      Published in volume Papatango Plays

                        The Wasp

                        A twisting two-hander, a psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of Emilia.

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                        SAUCE

                        A play about death and rebirth, from an award-winning Irish playwright.

                        Published in volume SAUCE and All honey: Two Plays

                          When the Daffodils

                          A searching portrait of human kindness in a world that sets limits on how we care for the vulnerable. First performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season of short plays.

                          Published in volume Inside/Outside

                            Ursa Major

                            A heartbreakingly funny play about love, life and human connection, first performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season.

                            Published in volume Inside/Outside

                              Two Billion Beats (short play version)

                              A short play about the unfairness of growing up in a world where you don't make the rules. First performed as part of Inside/Outside, a season of short plays staged at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond.

                              Published in volume Inside/Outside

                                Prodigal

                                A short play about community, identity and the enduring strength of family ties. First performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season.

                                Published in volume Inside/Outside

                                  How These Desperate Men Talk

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