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).

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The Machine Gunners (stage version)

A thrilling adaptation of the beloved, award-winning children's novel.

Mary Shelley

A biographical play about Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein. Premiered by Shared Experience.

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (stage version)

A brilliant adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic masterpiece that places the writer herself amongst the action as she wrestles with her creation and with the stark realities facing revolutionary young women, then and now.

Mehndi Night

A touching family tale about resentment and forgiveness on the night before a wedding.

Merlin the Magnificent

The story of King Arthur, Merlin and the sword in the stone, retold by Scotland's leading writer of plays for children.

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Mermaid

A bold reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of love, loss and desire, transported to a contemporary setting.

Midnight (stage version)

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

The Mill on the Floss (stage version)

A re-invention of George Eliot's classic story of loss, tragedy and the relentless nature of fate.

Mogadishu

A gripping and urgent play about a well-meaning teacher who intervenes on behalf of a troublesome student, with terrifying consequences.

Morte d'Arthur (stage version)

An adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company of Sir Thomas Malory's classic telling of the Legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

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Moth

By turns dark and shimmering, Moth is a fast, funny and heartbreaking story about two young people with nowhere to go.

My Boy Jack

The tragic story of how Rudyard Kipling sent his son to his death in the First World War.

Natives

A play about a generation of unlikely heroes that celebrates coming of age online in a chaotic world.

Nell Gwynn

Jessica Swale's play Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the king.

New Labour

A comedy drama about being young, working in a shit job, living in debt, and all the funny and sad things you do to cope.

Northanger Abbey (stage version)

A delightful stage version of Jane Austen's earliest novel, her mock-Gothic Romance.

Noughts & Crosses (Dominic Cooke/RSC version)

An electrifying, bittersweet love story with echoes of Romeo and Juliet, set in a society divided by racial bigotry and a world rocked by terrorism. 

Noughts & Crosses (Sabrina Mahfouz/Pilot Theatre version)

An award-winning of the gripping Romeo and Juliet story, a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.