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Mothers Against

A gripping account of a bitterly fought US governor's election from the Republican perspective. Part of David Edgar's two-play cycle, Continental Divide.

Published in volume Continental Divide

    Daughters of the Revolution

    A political thriller set in the midst of a bitterly fought US governor's election, from the Democrat perspective. Part of David Edgar's two-play cycle, Continental Divide.

    Published in volume Continental Divide

      All God's Chillun Got Wings

      An expressionist play about a violently dysfunctional mixed-race marriage, inspired by an old Negro spiritual.

        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

          Fabulation

          In Fabulation, playwright Lynn Nottage reimagines Esther (the character from her companion play, Intimate Apparel) as Undine, the public relations diva of today, who spirals downward from her swanky Manhattan office to her roots back in Brooklyn.

            The Middlemarch Trilogy: Dorothea's Story

            Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

            Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

              The Middlemarch Trilogy: Fred and Mary's Story

              Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

              Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                The Middlemarch Trilogy: The Doctor's Story

                Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

                Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                  James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock

                  The first part of The James Plays trilogy, exploring the complex character of the colourful Stewart King James I – poet, lover and law-maker.

                  Published in volume The James Plays

                    James II: Day of the Innocents

                    The second part of Rona Munro's The James Plays trilogy, James II: Day of the Innocents depicts a violent royal playground from the perspective of the child King and his contemporaries, in a terrifying arena of sharp teeth and long knives.

                    Published in volume The James Plays

                      James III: The True Mirror

                      The third part of Rona Munro's The James Plays trilogy, James III: The True Mirror, like the King himself, is colourful and unpredictable, turning its attention to the women at the heart of the royal court.

                      Published in volume The James Plays

                        Gypsy Girl

                        A monologue first performed by Laura Lomas at Soho Theatre, London, on 5 October 2009 as part of Paines Plough's LATER programme.