NHB Modern Plays

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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

    Love in a Glass Jar

    A short play from an acclaimed Irish playwright, about a sterile liasion in a hotel room that threatens to spill over into real life.

    Published in volume Irish Shorts

      Meeting Miss Ireland

      A short play commissioned and performed as part of The Fairer Sex, a series of play readings at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in June 2009.

      Published in volume Irish Shorts

        Salad Day

        A short play about an elderly couple who, trapped in a nursing home, plot a daring escape into the sunshine.

        Published in volume Irish Shorts

          Nineteen Ninety-Two

          A short play about two brothers biding their time to savour revenge - but how can they be sure they've got the right girl?

          Published in volume Irish Shorts

            Investment Potential

            A short play about a youthful couple who can't seem to pull themselves up the rungs of the property ladder.

            Published in volume Irish Shorts

              Ribbons

              A short play about a parent and child who have been concealing their true identities.

              Published in volume Irish Shorts

                The Middlemarch Trilogy: Dorothea's Story

                Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

                Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                  The Middlemarch Trilogy: Fred and Mary's Story

                  Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

                  Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                    The Middlemarch Trilogy: The Doctor's Story

                    Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

                    Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                      Mr Incredible (VAULT version)

                      A monologue about love and entitlement by Camilla Whitehill, author of Where Do Little Birds Go?, who was described by The Times as 'a writer of huge promise'.

                      Published in volume Plays from VAULT

                        The Letter-Box

                        A short play about domestic abuse, and its terrifying impact on families.

                        Published in volume Scot-Free

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                          Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

                          Created by Mark Gatiss