NHB Modern Plays

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What Love Is

A short play about caring for your parents.

Published in volume Sex & God

    What is the Custom of Your Grief?

    A short play by Timberlake Wertenbaker about an English schoolgirl who is befriended online by an Afghan girl after her brother is killed while on active duty in Afghanistan.

    What I (Don't) Know About Autism

    A sometimes comic, sometimes heartbreaking journey into the world of autism, mixing narrative, song, dance and direct address to explore this contentious and often misunderstood subject matter.

    Wendy & Peter Pan

    By Ella Hickson Original author J. M. Barrie

    A refreshingly modern version of J.M. Barrie's much-loved story that puts the character of Wendy firmly centre stage.

    The Welkin

    Lucy Kirkwood's play about a woman sentenced to hang for murder in 18th-century rural Suffolk.

    The Weir

    The spellbinding, beautifully observed hit from the master of suspenseful realism.

    We Happy Few

    A comedy drama about an all-female theatre company touring Britain during the darkest days of World War Two, written by the well-known actress and premiered in the West End.

    We are Three Sisters

    Against the backdrop of a windswept northern village, three remarkable young women live their lives brightly.

    We Anchor in Hope

    A play about the end of an era as a London boozer closes its doors one final time.

    The Way Home

    A spiky play about the clash between suburban and itinerant ways of life in present-day Liverpool.

    The Wardrobe

    A gripping journey through British history that shows how our country was shaped and how connected we are with our past. Part of the 2014 National Theatre Connections Festival.

    War and Peace Gaza Piece

    A short play about war and family life.

    Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five