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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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.

Fast

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

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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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.

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.

Emilia

A riotous, witty reclaiming of the life of Emilia Bassano, poet, mistress, mother, and exceptional woman – widely considered the 'Dark Lady' of Shakespeare's sonnets.

Education, Education, Education

A theatrical love letter to the schools of the 1990s, asking big questions about a country in special measures, exploring what we are taught and why, and where responsibility lies. Full of inventive theatricality and irreverent humour.

East is East

A wonderful comedy about growing up in multiracial Salford.

Drip

By Tom Wells By (composer) Matthew Robins

A one-man musical comedy about a fifteen-year-old boy who finds himself in deep water when he joins a synchronised swimming team, even though he can't swim.

The Dream Collector

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

Dracula (stage version)

Acclaimed poet and playwright Liz Lochhead's Dracula stays refreshingly close to Bram Stoker's classic novel.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)

A superb adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's famous story of the unassuming Dr Jekyll and his dark alter-ego Mr Hyde.

The Domino Effect and other plays for teenagers

A second collection of plays by Fin Kennedy, author of How To Disappear Completely And Never Be Found and The Urban Girl's Guide to Camping and other plays.

The Domino Effect

The Domino Effect is an ensemble play for teenage performers created by award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy.

Dexter and Winter's Detective Agency

A madcap adventure story for young people (and older detectives) to watch, read and perform.

David Copperfield (stage version)

One of Dickens's best-loved and most autobiographical stories, brilliantly and faithfully dramatised by Alastair Cording.

Danny, King of the Basement

A heartwarming play about a boy who creates an imaginary world to deal with the instability and hardship of his daily life.

Cuba

A play written for young people to perform, about two schoolgirls and their daring response to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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