This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
A timely play based on the true story of an imprisoned Nobel Laureate.
A strikingly original play combining traditional storytelling with physical theatre, created by The Imaginary Body. Winner of a Fringe First Award at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Coincidences, omens and vision collide with political reality in this epic new play by the award-winning Mike Bartlett.
A devised play about three couples having sex for the first time – and a country on the brink of a sexual awakening.
£9.99£7.99By Jack Thorne
A play set on the day that New Labour swept into government, telling three deeply personal stories of euphoria and despair.
A hilarious, macabre love story about a pregnant couple of activists attempting to offset the carbon footprint of their unborn baby's life.
A portrait of an eclectic family, held together by the courage to survive. Winner of the 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.
A unique, year-long play cycle from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Topdog/Underdog. This collection of 365 impeccably crafted pieces, each with its own distinctive characters and dramatic power, is a complete work by an artist responding to her world, each and every day.
By Edward Kemp
An epic and incendiary thriller about the Gunpowder Plot, weaving together the lives of kings, terrorists, priests and spies.