NHB Modern Plays

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Arabian Nights (Young Vic stage version)

A simple and delightfully inventive re-telling of the stories from the Arabian Nights.

Riddance

A chilling emotional thriller about two men and a woman bound together by the secrets of surviving a childhood in a Glasgow tenement.

The Deep Blue Sea

Written in the early fifties when Rattigan was at the height of his powers, The Deep Blue Sea is a powerful account of lives blighted by love - or the lack of it.

The Winslow Boy

Rattigan's 1946 play based on the real-life court case of a young naval cadet unjustly accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order.

King of the Fields

A play set in Ayrshire after the First World War, with touches of Ibsen - from the acclaimed Scottish playwright.

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Dublin Carol

A magical, compelling play from the author of The Weir.

A Place at the Table

A play about the dog-eat-dog world of television.

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Wit

A striking and sharply funny reflection on the frailty of existence and the complex relationship between knowledge and love.

Treetops

A play about the early resistance to policies of apartheid or racial segregation in Cape Town, South Africa, in the 1950s.

Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

    The Custom of the Country

    Fletcher and Massinger's bawdy Jacobean drama is transposed to 1890s Johannesburg.

    Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

      The Desert Air

      A wartime comedy set in Cairo.

      Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

        One Fine Day

        A play about the gulf that separates Britain and Black Africa.

        Published in volume Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

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