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Bleeding Heart

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

What is the Custom of Your Grief?

A short play by Timberlake Wertenbaker about an English schoolgirl who is befriended online by an Afghan girl after her brother is killed while on active duty in Afghanistan.

Red Car, Blue Car

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

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.

Catherine Medbh

A bittersweet and hesitant duologue in a bar between a youngish man and woman who are ex-lovers.

Published in volume St Petersburg and other plays

    Dead Dad Dog

    An offbeat short comedy with a political edge, in which an unemployed young man is dogged by his deceased father.

    Published in volume Scot-Free

      Manon / Sandra

      A controversial but humane play about an obsessively religious girl and a sex-obsessed transvestite, by the renowned Quebecois writer.


        A powerful anatomy of misogyny, by 'one of the most significant new Irish writers of his generation' (Sunday Times).

        Published in volume The Crack in the Emerald


          The second play in Robert Holman's acclaimed trilogy of short plays, Making Noise Quietly.

            Being Friends

            The first of the three plays that make up Robert Holman's acclaimed dramatic trilogy Making Noise Quietly.

              On Insomnia and Midnight

              By Edgar Chías Translated by David Johnston

              In a mountain hotel an ailing guest and nervous chambermaid strike up an uneasy friendship.

              Published in volume Mexican Plays

                Disco Pigs

                Enda Walsh's breakthrough play, a fast and formally inventive portrait of two teenage Irish misfits

                Published in volume Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

                  Stones in His Pockets

                  Hollywood comes to rural Ireland in this hilarious multi-award winner which ran for four years in London's West End.

                    Little Dolls

                    A short play about a woman seeking help from a therapist to overcome a traumatic episode in her past.

                    Published in volume Our New Girl

                    When Cows Go Boom

                    A short play by Stacey Gregg, an oblique parable of love set against the backdrop of a horrific landscape.

                    Published in volume Irish Shorts

                      Love in a Glass Jar

                      A short play from an acclaimed Irish playwright, about a sterile liasion in a hotel room that threatens to spill over into real life.

                      Published in volume Irish Shorts

                        Meeting Miss Ireland

                        A short play commissioned and performed as part of The Fairer Sex, a series of play readings at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in June 2009.

                        Published in volume Irish Shorts