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The Bear

A one-act comic play about a reclusive young widow whose life takes a surprisingly romantic turn.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

    The Proposal

    A brilliantly funny one-act play about a hypochondriac attempting to propose to an argumentative young woman.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      A Tragic Figure

      A comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

      Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

        On the Evils of Tobacco

        A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

        Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

          Swansong

          A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

          Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

            Fault Lines

            A razor-sharp new comedy that exposes the dilemmas of working in charity today and asks whether doing good is always the same as being good.

            Godchild

            A sharp, dark comedy that explores the inescapable difference between feeling 19 and being 19.

            Mojo

            The cult hit first seen at the Royal Court, a slick and violent black comedy set in the Soho clubland of the 1950s. The hit debut play from the author of Jerusalem.

            Handbagged

            The hit play about Queen Elizabeth, Margaret Thatcher, handbags, hairspray and sensible shoes.

            Enter A Gentleman

            A 15-minute play based on Restoration playwright Aphra Behn's tempestuous love affair with John Hoyle.

            Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

              The Three Lions

              A sharp, hilarious behind-the-scenes glimpse of diplomacy in action, centering on England's bid for the 2018 World Cup.

              Shush

              A funny and insightful play about the power of female friendship.