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 91-108 of 169 items.

Jane Eyre (stage version)

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

The Importance of Being Earnest

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

I, Claudia

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

A Hundred Words for Snow

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

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.

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.

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.

Home

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

Holloway Jones

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

His Dark Materials (stage version)

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

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Girls Like That

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

Germ Free Adolescent

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