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Tearing the Loom

A searing portrait of a community divided against itself, set in a weaver's cottage in County Armagh at the time of the 1798 Rebellion.

    In a Little World of Our Own

    A powerful drama about how the conflict in Northern Ireland affects whole families, and of how the violence of the streets is brought into the heart of the home.

      The Hairy Ape

      A nightmarish condemnation of the dehumanising effects of industrialisation on the American people.

        All God's Chillun Got Wings

        An expressionist play about a violently dysfunctional mixed-race marriage, inspired by an old Negro spiritual.

          Enter A Gentleman

          A 15-minute play based on Restoration playwright Aphra Behn's tempestuous love affair with John Hoyle.

          Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

            Time Spent on Trains

            A 15-minute play about childhood, disability and spending time on trains.

            Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

              Wolf Hall (stage version)

              The first part of Mike Poulton's two-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. A thrilling and utterly convincing portrait of a brilliant man embroiled in the lethal, high-stakes politics of the Court of Henry VIII.

                Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)

                The second part of Mike Poulton's two-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. A thrilling and utterly convincing portrait of a brilliant man embroiled in the lethal, high-stakes politics of the Court of Henry VIII.

                  The Bear

                  A one-act comic play about a reclusive young widow whose life takes a surprisingly romantic turn.

                  Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                    The Proposal

                    A brilliantly funny one-act play about a hypochondriac attempting to propose to an argumentative young woman.

                    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                      A Tragic Figure

                      A comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

                      Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                        On the Evils of Tobacco

                        A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

                        Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts