NHB Modern Plays

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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

    Paper Knickers

    A bold, witty monologue play exploring what it is to be an amputee, 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

      The Shed

      A short monologue play exploring the power that a carer can exert over a wheelchair user's life, 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

        Hamish

        A short monologue play exploring the challenges facing a young wheelchair user, 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

          The Real Deal

          A short monologue play exploring the issue of benefits fraud, 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

            Beauty and the Beast (Lyceum Theatre stage version)

            A brilliant version of the classic tale, from a playwright acclaimed as 'the master of children's theatre' (Scotsman).

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            Merlin the Magnificent

            The story of King Arthur, Merlin and the sword in the stone, retold by Scotland's leading writer of plays for children.

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            Come Out Eli

            A verbatim play telling the story of the 2002 Hackney siege, as told by the diverse and vibrant community that experienced it.

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            How These Desperate Men Talk

            A short play published for the first time, written during the author's time working with European theatremakers.

            Lynndie's Gotta Gun

            A short play published for the first time, written during the author's time working with European theatremakers.

            Death of a Cyclist

            A poignant, bleakly comic short monologue told by a woman killed in a cycling accident.

            The Village Church

            A short play about faith, families, and fitting in.