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 73-90 of 165 items.

How to Spot an Alien

A play for young people (age five and up) to watch, read and perform, about one confused alien, two brave kids and a busted spaceship.

A Hundred Words for Snow

A play about a teenage girl's solo journey to the North Pole with her father's ashes.

I, Claudia

A touching and funny play about a girl on the cusp of adolescence.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's undying comedy – in an edition to fit any handbag.

Jane Eyre (stage version)

A bold and theatrically inventive adaptation of the literary classic that puts the interior life of the novel on stage.

Jekyll & Hyde

A radical re-imagining by playwright Evan Placey of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale, written for the National Youth Theatre.

The Jungle Book (Jessica Swale stage version)

Rudyard Kipling’s beloved tale of family, belonging and identity has been reimagined in this acclaimed adaptation by Jessica Swale, with original songs by Joe Stilgoe. 

The Jungle Book (Stuart Paterson stage version)

Rudyard Kipling's classic jungle tales, in an acclaimed stage adaptation by Stuart Paterson.

Junkyard

A brilliantly honest and witty coming-of-age drama, with music by Stephen Warbeck.

katzenmusik (Multiplay Drama)

A darkly comic story about social inequality and upheaval, told in reverse. In the Multiplay Drama series.

Kensuke's Kingdom (stage version)

The story of a young boy's fantastic adventure after being washed up on a Pacific island.

Kes (stage version)

A tried-and-tested stage adaptation of Barry Hines' novel A Kestrel for a Knave, about a troubled young boy who finds and trains a kestrel.

Kindertransport

A modern classic about one woman's struggle to come to terms with her past - brutally separated from her German Jewish parents at the age of 9 and brought to England with the promise of a new life...

Landmines (Multiplay Drama)

A stark, fast-paced and fraught play about political upheaval and the media's relationship with civil violence and terrorism in modern Britain. In the Multiplay Drama series.

The Light Burns Blue (Platform Play)

A play inspired by the true story of the Cottingley Fairies. Part of Platform, a series of big-cast plays with predominantly or all-female casts, written specifically for performance by school, college and youth-theatre groups.

Lionboy (stage version)

An adaptation of Zizou Corder's Lionboy novels for award-winning theatre company Complicite.

LIT

A play exploring the turbulent teenage years of a Nottingham girl looking for love in all the wrong places.

The Lottie Project (stage version)

An adaptation for the stage of this modern children's classic by the best-selling author and 2005 Children's Laureate.