NHB Modern Plays

Showing 25-36 of 1,225 items.

Duck Duck Goose

A viscerally charged play, full of moral ambiguity and psychological complexity, examining the nature of consent, trust and trial by social media.

Sessions

A raw, funny, bittersweet play about the complexities of masculinity, depression and therapy.

Anything is Possible if You Think About It Hard Enough

A moving and unexpectedly funny play about a couple grieving the loss of their child.

The Ballad of Maria Marten

A thrilling play based on the nineteenth-century Red Barn Murder in Suffolk, rediscovering the lost story of the murder victim, Maria Marten.

Is God Is

A revenge tale about two women seeking justice and taking control of their own narratives, colliding the ancient and the modern, the tragic and the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk.

The Lodger

An enlightening, cathartic and acerbic new play about identity, maturity and reconciliation.

Glee & Me

A touching drama about a teenage girl diagnosed with a brain tumour, an unexpectedly optimistic portrayal of love and the extraordinary resilience of the human spirit.

Burgerz

A timely, unsettling and powerful play from one of the UK's most prominent trans voices.

 

    40 Days

    A play exploring the impact of state violence on Black and brown children.

      Once Upon A Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia

      A brutally comic play about home and identity, marriage and survival, blood and feathers.

      Rockets and Blue Lights

      The Alfred Fagon Award-winning play that retells British history through the prism of the slave trade.

      2:22 – A Ghost Story

      A spine-chilling, funny and scary play from the award-winning writer and broadcaster behind the hit BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist.