NHB Modern Plays

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Whisky Galore (stage version)

A stage adaptation of Compton Mackenzie's comedy classic, combining rollicking physical theatre, panto and farce, with an array of hilarious characters for any female-led theatre company.

Whipping It Up

A quick-witted satirical farce set in the Whips' office at Westminster.

While You Lie

A blistering play about our need for honesty in relationships and how it can sometimes bring about their downfall.

Where I'm From

A monologue play about a woman on the day of her release from prison.

    When You Cure Me

    A painful – and painfully funny – play about being very young and in love – and coping with serious illness at the same time.

    When They Go Low

    A play about everyday feminism, consent and the changing face of teenage sexuality in an online world. Written for the National Theatre Connections Festival.

    When the Rain Stops Falling

    A heartrending drama about family, betrayal and forgiveness, spanning four generations and two hemispheres. From the writer of the award-winning film Lantana.

    When the Daffodils

    A searching portrait of human kindness in a world that sets limits on how we care for the vulnerable. First performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season of short plays.

    Published in volume Inside/Outside

      When the Crows Visit

      A dark and thrilling play inspired by true events in modern-day India, exploring the themes of Ibsen's Ghosts and the cyclical nature of oppression.

      When Cows Go Boom

      A short play by Stacey Gregg, an oblique parable of love set against the backdrop of a horrific landscape.

      Published in volume Irish Shorts

        What We Know

        A funny, painful and deeply moving play about loss - and cooking.

        What Shadows

        A searing look at identity and immigration within a bitterly divided country.

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        Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

        Created by Mark Gatiss