NHB Modern Plays

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Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

An epic dramatic trilogy set during the American Civil War, by one of America's leading playwrights.

Rabbit Hole

The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a happy suburban couple whose lives are changed forever when their young son is killed in an accident.

Nell Gwynn

Jessica Swale's play Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the king.

Four Play

A comic play about sex and commitment in the 21st century.

The Libertine (2016 edition)

An incisive critique of life in an age of excess, based on the true story of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. This edition of the play was published alongside the 2016 production at the Theatre Royal Bath and Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Every One

A re-imagining of Everyman, Jo Clifford's bold and haunting play tells a deeply emotional and warmly funny story of a voyage into the heart of living - and of what it means to lose the people we love.

Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales (stage version)

Adapted by Philip Wilson Original author Philip Pullman

A deliciously dark version of the Grimm Tales, from master storyteller Philip Pullman.

Screwed

A gripping dramatic portrait of a destructive friendship between two women who push themselves to their limits.

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Growth

A painful comedy about growing up and manning up.

Epic Love and Pop Songs

A smart, funny play about love, friendship and growing up, from the author of WINK and Fury.

Pilgrims

A play about adventure, betrayal, and man's impulse to conquer the world.

Orca

An incisive, unflinching insight into what makes a community tolerate the unthinkable. Winner of the 2016 Papatango New Writing Prize.