Plays for Young People

This section contains all titles included in the categories Plays for Children (under 12 years) and Plays for Young People (12-18 years).

Showing 55-72 of 165 items.

Emma (stage version)

A bold, witty and fresh adaptation of Jane Austen's novel which, while thoroughly modern, retains the spirit and much of the language of the original.

The Fall

A funny, moving and candid look at young people's relationships to older people, confronting the frightening prospect of ageing in a country undergoing crises of housing and care.

Far from the Madding Crowd (stage version)

By Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy

A smouldering adaptation of Thomas Hardy's enduring novel about a spirited and feisty young woman who finds herself playing mistress in a man's world.

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Fast

An ensemble play for teenage performers created by award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy.

Frankenstein (stage version)

One of the greatest horror stories of all time, in a stage adaptation that sticks closely to Mary Shelley's original novel.

Germ Free Adolescent

A fierce, funny and irreverent OCD love story that asks: what exactly is 'normal' anyway?

Girls Like That

An urgent and explosive play that explores of the pressures on young people today in the wake of advancing technology.

Girls Like That and other plays for teenagers

Four urgent and explosive plays by award-winning playwright Evan Placey, each tackling issues facing young people today.

The Glove Thief (Platform Play)

A play about the intersecting lives of four women, and their power to change the course of English history. Part of Platform, an initiative aimed at addressing gender imbalance in theatre.

Great Expectations (Royal Shakespeare Company version)

A gritty adaptation of Dickens' least sentimental love story with a cast of some of his most unforgettable characters.

Great Expectations (stage version)

Jo Clifford's beautifully simple adaptation of one of Dickens's best-loved novels brings it thrillingly to life for the stage.

Hansel and Gretel (stage version)

An imaginative reworking of the children's classic, from the UK's leading author of plays for young audiences.

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Heavy Weather (Platform Play)

A powerful, timely play featuring songs, about one girl taking control of her destiny in a world teetering on the brink. Part of Platform, an initiative aimed at achieving greater gender equality in theatre.

His Dark Materials (stage version)

A two-play dramatisation of Philip Pullman's extraordinary award-winning fantasy trilogy, first seen at the National Theatre.

Holloway Jones

Holloway dreams of being a world-class BMXer, but she is held back by the tough reality of a parent in prison.

Home

A powerful, inventive play exploring the issue of homelessness amongst young people.

How To Be A Kid

A touching and funny story of family, friends and fitting in, How To Be A Kid is ideal for seven- to eleven-year-olds to watch, read and perform.

How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found

The award-winning play that follows one man's desperate attempts to buck the system, and asks what really makes us who we are in the 21st century.