NHB Modern Plays

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Seven Jewish Children

A short play written in response to the situation in Gaza at the time of writing in January 2009.

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A Bed of Roses

An acerbic and funny play about middle-class hypocrisy and universal apathy.

    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

          Last Letters Home

          A short monologue play for a female performer.

          Published in volume Here I Belong

            Wilderness (short play)

            A short play about a patient and her psychiatrist as they head into the wilderness to find out how sane any of us really are.

              Three

              A short play about three young Israelis caught up in a hostage situation.

              Published in volume One Jewish Boy

                Distant Early Warning

                A short play set in 2053 in what was once Greenland.

                Published in volume A Hundred Words for Snow

                  War and Peace Gaza Piece

                  A short play about war and family life.

                  Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

                    Tickets are Now On Sale

                    A short play about sponsorship and the arts.

                    Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

                      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

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