NHB Modern Plays

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Around the World in 80 Days (stage version)

By Laura Eason Original author Jules Verne

Laura Eason's celebrated adaptation of Jules Verne's classic novel, a dazzling escapade that packs in more than fifty unforgettable characters.

The Arrival

A taut family drama about obsession, betrayal and the human need to belong.

Arthur & George (stage version)

The gripping story of the sensational, real-life case in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle found himself playing detective.

As the Beast Sleeps

The explosive contradictions of life in Northern Ireland ignite this drama of suspense and violence.

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Asking for It (stage version)

A powerful adaptation of Louise O'Neill's devastating novel about the experience of a young woman whose life is changed forever by a horrific act of violence.

The Aspidistra Code

A sinister but comic drama of honour and violence, from the award-winning author of Howie the Rookie.

The Assassination of Katie Hopkins

A smart, witty new musical by Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth about truth, celebrity and public outrage.

The Astronaut's Chair

Rona Munro's thrilling play about the race to be the first woman in space.

At the Table

By Marcos Barbosa Translated by Mark O'Thomas

An unnerving short play by Brazilian playwright Marcos Barbosa.

Published in volume Almost Nothing & At the Table

    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

      August: Osage County

      A hugely-acclaimed black comedy exposing the dark side of the Midwestern American family. 

      The Authorised Kate Bane

      A painfully comic excavation of a family history asks if there is an authorised version of the past - or just the one we can live with.

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