NHB Modern Plays

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Northanger Abbey (stage version)

A delightful stage version of Jane Austen's earliest novel, her mock-Gothic Romance.

His Dark Materials (stage version)

A two-play dramatisation of Philip Pullman's extraordinary award-winning fantasy trilogy, first seen at the National Theatre.

God's Property

A timely and compelling play about race, brotherhood and the weight of past mistakes.

5/11

An epic and incendiary thriller about the Gunpowder Plot, weaving together the lives of kings, terrorists, priests and spies.

Blue Stockings

A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women’s suffrage.

Cruising

A hilarious, real-life comedy about pensioners going in search of love - from the sublime to the downright saucy.

Goodbye to All That

A taut and tender debut play that asks if it's ever too late to start again.

Good Things

A bittersweet romantic comedy about finding love later in life, from 'Scotland's greatest living dramatist' Scotland on Sunday.

Great Expectations (stage version)

Jo Clifford's beautifully simple adaptation of one of Dickens's best-loved novels brings it thrillingly to life for the stage.

Immaculate

A laugh-out-loud comic variation on the virgin birth.

Kensuke's Kingdom (stage version)

The story of a young boy's fantastic adventure after being washed up on a Pacific island.

Ladies Down Under

The funny, heart-warming sequel to the enormously successful Ladies' Day, following the lasses from Hull on their adventures down under.