NHB Modern Plays

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The Comeback

A heartwarming, joyful and dazzlingly funny exploration of bittersweet nostalgia and the enduring power of friendship.

Treasure Island (Le Navet Bete stage version)

A rip-roaring, swashbuckling, family-friendly retelling of a classic story.

First Time

A hilarious and heartbreaking true story that smashes through the stigma and shame of HIV, to present an uplifting and inspirational guide to staying positive in a negative world.

15 Heroines

15 Monologues Adapted from Ovid

Drawing inspiration from Ovid, fifteen leading female and non-binary British playwrights dramatise the lives of fifteen classical heroines in a series of new monologues for the twenty-first century.

Thunderbox

A short monologue play about a pregnant wheelchair user facing a tough decision, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

    Audition

    A short monologue play about a disabled actor facing up to the traumatic experience of auditioning, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

    Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

      Paper Knickers

      A bold, witty monologue play exploring what it is to be an amputee, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

      Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

        The Shed

        A short monologue play exploring the power that a carer can exert over a wheelchair user's life, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

        Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

          Hamish

          A short monologue play exploring the challenges facing a young wheelchair user, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

          Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

            The Real Deal

            A short monologue play exploring the issue of benefits fraud, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

            Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

              Noughts & Crosses (Sabrina Mahfouz/Pilot Theatre version)

              An award-winning stage adaptation of Malorie Blackman's acclaimed novel, a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.

              Three Kings

              A heartbreaking and hilarious play for a solo actor about fathers and sons, the gifts and burdens of inheritance, and the unfathomable puzzle of human relationships. 

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              Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason