NHB Modern Plays

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Where I'm From

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

    The Naked Eye

    A short monologue play from the author of Jerusalem.

    Published in volume Jez Butterworth Plays: One

      Leavings

      A short monologue play from the author of Jerusalem.

      Published in volume Jez Butterworth Plays: One

        Abortive

        A couple in bed discuss the effect on them of the woman's recent abortion.

        Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

          The After-Dinner Joke

          A short play satirising the charity business, written for television. First broadcast on BBC One as part of the BBC's Play for Today series.

          Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

            The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution

            A forensic insight into the adjustment of morality for the sake of conscience.

            Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

              Hot Fudge

              The competitive games of various professionals and their spouses present an amoral world where money is all and lies are the only truth.

              Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                The Judge's Wife

                A short play about justice and retribution, first seen as a BBC television drama.

                Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                  Lovesick

                  A therapist practices aversion therapy to rid his patients of sexual/romantic obsessions which interfere with their lives.

                  Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                    Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen

                    A short play set in a dystopian future, where a couple in a tower block hide from the violence and pollution outside.

                    Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                      Schreber's Nervous Illness

                      A short play based on the memoirs of a judge who spent ten years in asylums as a schizophrenic.

                      Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                        Seagulls

                        A woman with an extraordinary gift begins to fear her powers are waning.

                        Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

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