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 Unravelling

A Fringe First Award-winning fable about the power of mythology to change your life.

The Urban Girl's Guide to Camping

A bittersweet comedy about life, love and friendship once school is long gone.

The Dream Collector

An ensemble play for teenage performers created by award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy.

Fast

An ensemble play for teenage performers created by award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy.

The Domino Effect

The Domino Effect is an ensemble play for teenage performers created by award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy.

The Light Burns Blue

A play inspired by the true story of the Cottingley Fairies. 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.

Second Person Narrative

A play about growing up, and forging your own identity. 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.

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.

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.

Remote

A play about protest, power and protecting yourself. Part of the 2015 National Theatre Connections Festival.

Consensual

An explosive and thought-provoking play from the author of Girls Like That, exploring what happens when buried secrets catch up with you.

Crushed Shells and Mud

A play about conflicted desire and dangerous loyalties in a world trembling in the grip of a devastating epidemic.

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