NHB Modern Plays

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54% Acrylic

A short play about a young woman who, after shoplifting for the first time, is chased by the store detective.

55 Days

A gripping historical play that dramatises a crucial moment of English history.

603

A play from Palestine, part of the Royal Court Theatre's Arab World initiative in conjunction with the British Council.

8 Hotels

A play about passion, suspicion and revenge, based on true events involving some of the twentieth century's most influential American artists.

Abandonment

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

Abigail

A man in his forties and a woman in her twenties meet on a trip to Berlin. Across a fractured timeline where past and present collide, the story of their relationship, their love and their struggle unravels.

Abortive

A couple in bed discuss the effect on them of the woman's recent abortion.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

    About a Goth

    A short play about a young man who volunteers in old people's homes, and suffers paroxyms of love and hate for the residents.

    Published in volume Me, As A Penguin

      Acceptance

      Crackling with razor-sharp dialogue, Amy Ng's play asks whether we can ever escape our past, and investigates the destructive side of our search for acceptance.

      According to Hoyle

      A comedy drama about male friendship in which five old friends meet for a traditional evening of poker.

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      The Acedian Pirates

      A play that challenges our understanding of mythology, and forces us to ask vital questions about military occupation.

      Acting Leader

      A short play about Margaret Beckett finding herself Acting Leader of the Opposition after the sudden death of John Smith.