NHB Modern Plays

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A play about family, culture clash, memory and truth, commissioned by acclaimed theatre company Clean Break.

    I Won't Dance - Don't Ask Me

    An early short monologue play from Northern Irish writer Owen McCafferty.

    Published in volume Mojo Mickybo: Three Plays

      In a Little World of Our Own

      A powerful drama about how the conflict in Northern Ireland affects whole families, and of how the violence of the streets is brought into the heart of the home.


        A short play from the author of Jumpers for Goalposts.

        Published in volume Jumpers for Goalposts


          A short play from the author of Disco Pigs and The Walworth Farce.

          Published in volume Arlington


            A monologue play in which a 17-year-old girl tells us the story of her relationship with an older man and what it led to.

            Published in volume St Petersburg and other plays

              Little Certainties

              Mario is missing, presumed dead. In the town of Tijuana, his brother and sister make a shocking discovery about Mario and his secrets.

              Published in volume Mexican Plays

                Little Dolls

                A short play about a woman seeking help from a therapist to overcome a traumatic episode in her past.

                Published in volume Our New Girl


                The second play in Robert Holman's acclaimed trilogy of short plays, Making Noise Quietly.

                  Making Noise Quietly (short play)

                  The third in Robert Holman's acclaimed trilogy of short plays, also called Making Noise Quietly.


                    By Liz Lochhead Original author Molière

                    A Scots version of Molière's play Le Misanthrope, by 'Scotland's greatest living dramatist' Scotland on Sunday.

                    Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe

                      misterman (2001 edition)

                      A strange and haunting monologue from the acclaimed Irish playwright.

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                        Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

                        Created by Mark Gatiss