NHB Modern Plays

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The Force of Change

An explosively topical play about institutional corruption in Northern Ireland.

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Poor Beast in the Rain

A slice of small-town life, set in a betting shop in Wexford. Part of Billy Roche's acclaimed Wexford Trilogy.

Published in volume The Wexford Trilogy

    Belfry

    A deeply moving tale about what lies beneath the surface of everyday lives.

    Published in volume The Wexford Trilogy

      I Just Stopped By To See The Man

      A play about the myth surrounding an old blues singer, from the author of The Libertine.

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      Japes

      A funny and sardonic play about two brothers trapped in a love triangle with the woman they both love.

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      Emma (stage version)

      A bold, witty and fresh adaptation of Jane Austen's novel which, while thoroughly modern, retains the spirit and much of the language of the original.

      Mouth to Mouth

      At a homecoming party for Dennis and Laura's teenage son, the reappearance of an old family friend throws up secrets from the past and paves the way for fresh disaster.

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      Amphibians

      A rite-of-passage play in which a twelve-year-old boy spends the night alone on an island.

      Published in volume The Cavalcaders and Amphibians

        The Cavalcaders

        A rousing, comic play set in an old-fashioned cobbler's shop in small-town southern Ireland.

        Published in volume The Cavalcaders and Amphibians

          Made in China

          A blackly comic drama set in a crazed, completely re-imagined Dublin underworld, full of martial arts, rogue cops and savage low-lifes. From the award-winning writer of Howie the Rookie.

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          Among Unbroken Hearts

          A drug-taking hard man from the city returns home to the Highlands to try to recapture the innocence of his youth.

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          Midden

          A sharp, funny, moving story of five women across three generations, and a prodigal daughter's return.

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