NHB Modern Plays

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Thon Man Molière

The story of the great comedian Molière - his scandalous marriage, his scurrilous plays and the irresistible creation of his infamous and celebrated satire Tartuffe.

This Wide Night

A tender portrayal of two women trying to start again after their release from prison.

This Must Be the Place

A play comprising two short ballads about migration, missed connections, and life on the edge of respectability.

This May Hurt A Bit

A witty, tender, and occasionaly surreal exploration of one family's experience of the NHS.

This Lime Tree Bower

A poignant and gripping tale told through three interlinking monologues from the multi-award-winning author of The Weir.

This is Living

A poignant exploration of what it means to say goodbye.

This is a Chair

A short play about the surreal nature of modern life.

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This Changes Everything

A play about a group of young women seeking to form a new type of society and a better way of living. Part of Platform, a series of big-cast plays with predominantly or all-female casts, written specifically for performance by school, college and youth-theatre groups.

Things I Know To Be True

A complex and intense portrait of the mechanics of a family – and a marriage – through the eyes of four siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents' love and expectations.

The Things Good Men Do

Good men behaving very badly in a dark comedy about twenty-somethings in London.

The Thickness of Skin

An intricate, tender play about the obligations we have to one another, and those we would rather not.

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Thick As Thieves

A tense, revealing play that explores what it means to care for one another and asks who, in a time of increasing disconnect, we expect to look after us.