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Who is Sylvia?

Obsessed with a girl called Sylvia, whom he kissed just once at a garden party when he was 17, Mark makes a habit of pursuing physically identical girls for the rest of his life - despite having a wife and growing son.

Published in volume Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

    Leavings

    A short monologue play from the author of Jerusalem.

    Published in volume Jez Butterworth Plays: One

      The Naked Eye

      A short monologue play from the author of Jerusalem.

      Published in volume Jez Butterworth Plays: One

        About a Goth

        A short play about a young man who volunteers in old people's homes, and suffers paroxyms of love and hate for the residents.

        Published in volume Me, As A Penguin

          Notes for First Time Astronauts

          A comic monologue warning of the perils of self-abuse in zero gravity conditions.

          Published in volume Me, As A Penguin

            Harlequinade

            A farce about a touring theatre troupe, written to accompany The Browning Version in a double-bill under the joint title, Playbill.

            Published in volume The Browning Version

              Being Friends

              The first of the three plays that make up Robert Holman's acclaimed dramatic trilogy Making Noise Quietly.

                The Custom of the Country

                Fletcher and Massinger's bawdy Jacobean drama is transposed to 1890s Johannesburg.

                Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

                  Duologue

                  Terence Rattigan's Duologue is a short monologue play for a female actor in which a woman reminisces movingly about her dead husband.

                  Published in volume Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

                    Jordan

                    A short play that tells the true story of Shirley Jones, who kills her baby boy, Jordan, rather than have him taken away by his abusive father.

                    Published in volume Singular Female Voices

                      Lost

                      The second play in Robert Holman's acclaimed trilogy of short plays, Making Noise Quietly.

                        The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret

                        The alternating stories of two women (played by the same actress), both of whom 'lose' their sons - one murdered, the other a runaway.

                        Published in volume Singular Female Voices