Plays for Young People (12-18 years)

This section lists plays that are especially suited to young people aged 12 and above, for reading, study or performance. Please note that some of the plays included here contain adult language and/or tackle challenging issues. We're always happy to advise on the suitability of any of our plays: send us an email at info@nickhernbooks.co.uk, or call us on 020 8749 4953.

See also Plays for children (under 12 years)

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The Railway Children (stage version)

By E. Nesbit Adapted by Mike Kenny

An imaginative stage adaptation of E. Nesbit's much-loved children's classic.

Bunny

An exhilarating coming-of-age drama for a solo performer.

Spring Awakening

Frank Wedekind's famously banned German play about adolescent sexuality.

Morte d'Arthur (stage version)

An adaptation for the Royal Shakespeare Company of Sir Thomas Malory's classic telling of the Legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

Arabian Nights (RSC stage version)

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

Blood and Ice

Renowned poet and dramatist Liz Lochhead tells the story of Frankenstein's creation.

David Copperfield (stage version)

One of Dickens's best-loved and most autobiographical stories, brilliantly and faithfully dramatised by Alastair Cording.

Dracula (stage version)

Acclaimed poet and playwright Liz Lochhead's Dracula stays refreshingly close to Bram Stoker's classic novel.

Far from the Madding Crowd (stage version)

By Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy

A smouldering adaptation of Thomas Hardy's enduring novel about a spirited and feisty young woman who finds herself playing mistress in a man's world.

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Secrets (stage version)

 An adaptation for the stage of Jacqueline Wilson's popular novel.

The Suitcase Kid (stage version)

An adaptation for the stage of Jacqueline Wilson's popular novel.

Kindertransport

A modern classic about one woman's struggle to come to terms with her past - brutally separated from her German Jewish parents at the age of 9 and brought to England with the promise of a new life...

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