NHB Modern Plays

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Mothers Against

A gripping account of a bitterly fought US governor's election from the Republican perspective. Part of David Edgar's two-play cycle, Continental Divide.

Published in volume Continental Divide: two plays

    Notes for First Time Astronauts

    A comic monologue warning of the perils of self-abuse in zero gravity conditions.

    Published in volume Me, As A Penguin

      On Insomnia and Midnight

      By Edgar Chías Translated by David Johnston

      In a mountain hotel an ailing guest and nervous chambermaid strike up an uneasy friendship.

      Published in volume Mexican Plays

        On the Beach

        Part of The Contingency Plan, Steve Waters' epic portrait of an England of the near future, in the grip of unprecedented and catastrophic floods.

          One Thousand and One

          A short play from the author of Mr Incredible and Where Do Little Birds Go?.

          Published in volume Mr Incredible

            Resilience

            Part of The Contingency Plan, Steve Waters' epic portrait of an England of the near future, in the grip of unprecedented and catastrophic floods.

              Seven-Eleven

              Cabron (the Bastard) isn't having a good day. His scams aren't going well. Thank god for the Seven-Eleven and its constant supply of hot-dogs.

              Published in volume Mexican Plays

                Spacewang

                A monologue play in which a teenage girl roams the streets of Withernsea in search of aliens.

                Published in volume The Kitchen Sink

                  St Petersburg

                  A haunting, elliptical play by a talented writer from Northern Ireland.

                  Published in volume St Petersburg and other plays

                    Stones in His Pockets

                    Hollywood comes to rural Ireland in this hilarious multi-award winner which ran for four years in London's West End.

                      Tartuffe

                      By Molière Adapted by Liz Lochhead

                      A rollicking Scots version of Molière's classic of political satire and black comedy.

                      Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe

                        Tearing the Loom

                        A searing portrait of a community divided against itself, set in a weaver's cottage in County Armagh at the time of the 1798 Rebellion.

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                          Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

                          Created by Mark Gatiss