NHB Modern Plays

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Ladies Down Under

The funny, heart-warming sequel to the enormously successful Ladies' Day, following the lasses from Hull on their adventures down under.

Ladies' Day

Work, love and life are just one long, hard slog for the fish-filleting foursome Pearl, Jan, Shelley and Linda. But their fortunes are set to change when Linda finds tickets to Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot the year it relocated to York.

Making Noise Quietly: three short plays

An acclaimed trilogy of plays exploring the impact of war on ordinary lives.

Mogadishu

A gripping and urgent play about a well-meaning teacher who intervenes on behalf of a troublesome student, with terrifying consequences.

Mojo

The cult hit first seen at the Royal Court, a slick and violent black comedy set in the Soho clubland of the 1950s. The hit debut play from the author of Jerusalem.

Passion Play

Peter Nichols's modern classic - a provocative comedy about sex, love and infidelity.

Pressure

An intense real-life thriller centred around the most important weather forecast in the history of warfare.

Sex & God

Four women from different moments in the twentieth century talk across time in Linda McLean's extraordinary play about faith, lust and family.

The Astronaut's Chair

Rona Munro's thrilling play about the race to be the first woman in space.

The Authorised Kate Bane

A painfully comic excavation of a family history asks if there is an authorised version of the past - or just the one we can live with.

The Canterbury Tales (stage version)

A landmark dramatisation for the Royal Shakespeare Company of one of the foundation stones of English literature.

The Girl's Guide to Saving the World

A frank and funny new play about friendship, feminism and what it means to be successful.

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Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

Created by Mark Gatiss