NHB Modern Plays

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (stage version)

A deeply moving and thought-provoking stage play based on the best-selling novel by John Boyne.

Boys

Four boys face the tricky transition to adulthood in Ella Hickson's riot of a play.

Boys and Girls

A play in verse following four young people across one night in Dublin.

Boys Will Be Boys

An exhilarating play about a ruthless female City trader who takes on a young and ambitious protegee.

Br'er Cotton

A scorching play about a fourteen-year-old boy struggling to make sense of his place in an impoverished world filled with seemingly random killings of young black men.

Bracken Moor

A boldly theatrical tale of grief and denial, set against the economic crisis of the 1930s.

Brainstorm: The Original Playscript

And a Blueprint for Creating Your Own Production

A unique theatrical investigation into how teenagers' brains work, and why they’re designed by evolution to be the way they are.

Brazil

A blistering monologue set in Scotland in the near future, when Europe is at war with America, and Scotland suffers collateral damage in the clash of civilisations.

Published in volume Singular Male Voices

    A Breakfast of Eels

    An intense, elusive, and quietly beautiful play about a family crisis.

    Breed

    A sharp and savage play about the animals we are and the people we try to be.

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    Bright. Young. Things.

    A funny, fast-paced play about identity, truth and the challenge of finding out who you really are. Part of Platform, an initiative from Tonic Theatre in partnership with Nick Hern Books, aimed at achieving greater gender equality in theatre.

    Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)

    The second part of Mike Poulton's two-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. A thrilling and utterly convincing portrait of a brilliant man embroiled in the lethal, high-stakes politics of the Court of Henry VIII.

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