NHB Modern Plays

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Acts

A short play about an old couple whose son returns after years of absence.

Published in volume Family: three plays

    Adam

    The remarkable true story of a young trans man's journey from Egypt to Scotland, charting his progress across borders and genders in his search for a place to call home.

    After Life

    By Jack Thorne Original author Hirokazu Kore-eda

    A surreal and powerfully human look at the way we view our lives, and a haunting meditation on what it is to live – and to die.

    After Mrs Rochester

    A dramatisation of the extraordinary life of Jean Rhys, in which themes of femininity, literature and hysteria and madness collide with vivid force.

    The After-Dinner Joke

    A short play satirising the charity business, written for television. First broadcast on BBC One as part of the BBC's Play for Today series.

    Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

      Again

      A touching and comic drama about a family reunion, delving into the turmoil, love and compromises of kinship.

      Airsick

      A turbulent black comedy about love, loneliness and how we shape our future.

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      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.

      Albertine in Five Times

      A simultaneous portrait of a woman at five different ages. Five actresses portray Albertine at different times of her life whilst conversing freely with each other and with their sister Madeleine.

        Albion

        Mike Bartlett's outstanding play, set in the ruins of a garden in rural England.

        Alcatraz

        A thrilling play about family and social care that follows 11-year-old Sandy on her daring, Christmas mission to emulate Clint Eastwood and bust her gran out of lock-up.

        All Mouth

        A biting comedy set in the hidden world of the voice-over artist.

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