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 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.

Mehndi Night

A touching family tale about resentment and forgiveness on the night before a wedding.

Stolen Secrets

From the heart of London's East End, Stolen Secrets are urban fairytales, bold, lyrical and gruesome, that can be performed individually or together for maximum shock value.

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.

Roald Dahl's The Twits (stage version)

Adapted by Enda Walsh

Mischievously adapted from Roald Dahl's story, acclaimed playwright Enda Walsh turns The Twits upside down and brings this revolting revolution to the stage.

Mermaid

A bold reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of love, loss and desire, transported to a contemporary setting.

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