NHB Modern Plays

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Cressida

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

Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer

A bold, quirky play from the renowned Quebecois writer, translated into a robust and earthy Scots.

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Mr Kolpert

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

Albert Speer

A panoramic historical drama about the man whose devotion to Hitler blinded him to the worst crime of the twentieth century, drawing closely on Gita Sereny's definitive and magisterial biography of Albert Speer.

Kes (stage version)

A tried-and-tested stage adaptation of Barry Hines' novel A Kestrel for a Knave, about a troubled young boy who finds and trains a kestrel.

A Night in November

The multi-award-winning playwright explores the subjects of football and sectarianism, set during the 1994 World Cup.

    Stones in His Pockets

    Hollywood comes to rural Ireland in this hilarious multi-award winner which ran for four years in London's West End.

      The Good Samaritan

      A provocative drama about good intentions going awry, from the well-known stage and screen actor.

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      Abandonment

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

      So Long Life

      A comedy drama portraying a ghastly family gathering with great humour and unflinching honesty.

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      Hansel and Gretel (stage version)

      An imaginative reworking of the children's classic, from the UK's leading author of plays for young audiences.

      Cinderella (stage version)

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

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