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With over 1,000 plays in our catalogue, from exciting new drama to popular classics and literary adaptations, there’s something here for every amateur theatre company, school or youth group to perform. Simply use our Play Finder to narrow the selection, or ask our Performing Rights Manager for guidance. You can even apply for performing rights for most titles direct from this site. Happy browsing!

Looking for inspiration? Here are some tried-and-tested plays to guarantee a sure-fire hit, have a look at this best-selling selection. Read more
We are so pleased to announce that our newsletter has had a make-over and we now bring you a very attractive early bird discount of a whopping 30% on the performing licence fee for selected plays and new releases... Read more
Be inspired by our bright selection of plays, organised in helpful categories, such as 'Great Plays for Women', 'Plays for Young People', 'Ghost Stories and Thrillers' etc Read more
Tamara von Werthern went to the event Reflecting on Amateur Theatre Research - this is her blog account of the day Read more
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Tamara has been working at NHB since 2003. She can advise you on any aspect of applying for performing rights, or help you find the perfect play to perform. Get in touch...
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The Railway Children
by E. Nesbit, adapted by Mike Kenny

RailwayChildren Quay

 4-8 July 2017
The Quay Theatre, Sudbury

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NSFW
by Lucy Kirkwood

NSFW_Edinburgh2017

4-27 August 2017
Not I Theatre
at The Space on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

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Human Animals
by Stef Smith


Human Animals Edinburgh

14-26 August 2017
CUADC
at SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

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