NHB Modern Plays

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Out of Your Knowledge

A short play that explores our changing attitudes towards the landscape.

Why Can't We Live Together?

Set against the low hum of the War on Terror, Why Can't We Live Together? is a kaleidoscopic vision of our times through the lives of one man and one woman.

In a Vulnerable Place

A monologue documenting Steve Waters' own journey from the Norfolk Broads to the steppes of Mongolia to explore, first hand, what is happening to the natural world and the human heart.

Dean McBride

A vivid and poetic monologue play about deprivation, loss and redemption through love, telling the story of Dean, a young man hardened by suffering, who struggles in life before finding his way back to happiness.

Woman Caught Unaware

A searing examination of the culture of body-shaming, exploring how images of women are represented in art and social media.

The Road to Huntsville

A short play about a writer researching women who fall in love with men on death row, who then finds herself crossing the line.

Closer to God

A short play exploring the private worlds of strangers, living side by side but generations apart.

Boys and Girls

A play in verse following four young people across one night in Dublin.

Drawing Crosses on a Dusty Windowpane

A play about losing someone close to you, about the human need to remember and connect.

Caresses

By Sergi Belbel Translated by John London

An acclaimed Catalan drama that presesnt a disturbing picture of contemporary Western society set against a background of urban alienation and violence.

The Scorched Garden

By Juan Mayorga Translated by Nick Darke

A play about a group of inmates who have been locked up in a mental hospital since the Spanish Civil War.

Bazaar

By David Planell Translated by John Clifford

A play by young Spanish dramatist David Planell, about the hilarious attempt to get an accident video shown on TV, releasing undercurrents of racism in society.