NHB Modern Plays

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Hedda

By Lucy Kirkwood Original author Henrik Ibsen

A startling new version of Hedda Gabler, relocating Ibsen's nineteenth-century heroine to London in 2008.

Apologia

A disastrous family reunion is the occasion for a sharp and perceptive look at what has happened to 60s idealists and their children.

The Last Witch

A play about the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland, The Last Witch explores the psychological rifts that can divide close communities and drive families apart.

Moment

An explosive drama about how one terrible moment can change lives irrevocably.

Joseph K

A darkly comic stage adaptation of The Trial, relocating Kafka's classic novel to twenty-first-century London.

Swallows and Amazons (stage version)

A wonderfully theatrical adaptation of the much-loved children's classic, with songs by Neil Hannon.

Big White Fog

A poignant family drama set in Chicago against a backdrop of the Great Depression and the inescapable racism of the times.

Abandonment

A play about love, death, identity and evolution, from the bestselling and highly acclaimed novelist.

Holes in the Skin

A gripping play about the nature of violence.

Good People

A funny and tender drama that explores how even if you live on the brink, destiny can have a way of surprising you.

The Gatekeeper

A darkly comic play about the disintegration of a family get-together.

Three Birds

A startling and darkly comic drama about childhood, family and fantasy. Winner of the Bruntwood Prize 2011.

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