NHB Modern Plays

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Cressida

A comedy drama set in the seedily glamorous world of 17th-century London theatre.

Cinderella (stage version)

A classic fairy tale with a twist, from the UK's leading author of plays for young audiences.

Mr Kolpert

A delightfully morbid black comedy with a nod to Hitchcock's Rope.

Four Nights in Knaresborough

A fast and bloody black comedy that sheds light on four of the most ignored figures in English history – the knights who actually had to kill Thomas Becket.

Three Sisters On Hope Street

A funny, vibrant and moving version of Chekhov's Three Sisters, set amongst the Jewish community in wartime Liverpool.

The Container

A harrowing, intense drama about people-trafficking, set inside a container lorry.

As the Beast Sleeps

The explosive contradictions of life in Northern Ireland ignite this drama of suspense and violence.

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The Prisoner's Dilemma

An urgently topical account of a bloody conflict on Europe's Eastern borders. The third in David Edgar's post-Cold War trilogy.

Mother Teresa is Dead

A gripping play exploring Western guilt towards the Third World, from an author well-known for her award-winning adaptations for Shared Experience and the National Theatre.

Iron

An intense psychological drama set in a women's prison, in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them.

After Mrs Rochester

A dramatisation of the extraordinary life of Jean Rhys, in which themes of femininity, literature and hysteria and madness collide with vivid force.

Holes in the Skin

A gripping play about the nature of violence.

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Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

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