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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

      The Shipment

      The Shipment is a provocative look at African-American identity in today's not-quite post-racial society.

        The After-Dinner Joke

        A short play satirising the charity business, written for television. First broadcast on BBC One as part of the BBC's Play for Today series.

        Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

          Mr Incredible (VAULT version)

          A monologue about love and entitlement by Camilla Whitehill, author of Where Do Little Birds Go?, who was described by The Times as 'a writer of huge promise'.

          Published in volume Plays from VAULT

            Jonesy

            A short play from the author of Jumpers for Goalposts.

            Published in volume Jumpers for Goalposts

              Beautiful Eyes

              A short play about a family divided by politics, first performed in the week of Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017.

              Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

                The Steamie

                A celebration of women's work in a Glasgow wash-house set on Hogmanay.

                Published in volume Scot-Free

                  Swansong

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

                  Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                    King Ubu

                    Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension, the first of his three plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu.

                    Published in volume Ubu (The Ubu Plays)

                      Cuckold Ubu

                      A sequel to King Ubu, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Cuckold Ubu continues the adventures of Pa Ubu.

                      Published in volume Ubu (The Ubu Plays)

                        Slave Ubu

                        The third and final part of The Ubu Plays, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Slave Ubu concludes the adventures of Pa Ubu.

                        Published in volume Ubu (The Ubu Plays)