NHB Modern Plays

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The Kitchen Sink

An irresistibly funny and tender play about big dreams and small changes.


A funny, moving and topical portrayal of the world in flux, Invisible explores the many sides of migration.


A darkly comic, spell-binding dystopian drama, winner of the 2011 Papatango New Writing Prize.


A brilliant and painfully truthful portrait of Stanley Spencer, the wayward genius of modern British painting.


A valuable mural is discovered in a church in war-torn Eastern Europe. Part of David Edgar's trilogy of plays about post-Communist Eastern Europe.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)

A superb adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's famous story of the unassuming Dr Jekyll and his dark alter-ego Mr Hyde.

Jane Eyre (Shared Experience stage version)

A bold and theatrically inventive adaptation of the literary classic that puts the interior life of the novel on stage.


A gripping verbatim drama using only the actual words spoken in court during the 1946 Nuremberg War Crimes Trial.

Passing Places

A road movie for the stage, following two young Scottish lads on their trip from dislocation to location.

Anna Weiss

An explosive, gripping and disturbing play about the phenomenon of False Memory Syndrome.

The Clink

A riotously funny satirical farce in the tradition of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead and Shakespeare in Love, from the author of The Libertine.


A comedy drama set in the seedily glamorous world of 17th-century London theatre.

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