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London Road

An experimental and challenging work which reveals the ways in which even the darkest experiences can engender a greater sense of our mutual dependence.

Brontë

A compelling literary detective story about the turbulent lives of the Brontë sisters - dramatised by Polly Teale and Shared Experience, the team behind After Mrs Rochester and Jane Eyre.

Cause Célèbre

Based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, who, in 1935, went on trial with her eighteen-year-old lover for the murder of her husband. In the play, Terence Rattigan pits Alma against a formidable lady juror, whose own life offers a plangent counterpoint to the central tale of love, betrayal, guilt and obsession.

The Knot of the Heart

A grippingly insightful play about a young woman whose social drug habit has got disastrously out of control.

Yerma

Lorca's tale of an impassioned, childless woman who is driven by madness to commit a heinous crime. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Lilies on the Land

A revealing, funny and wonderfully moving portrait of four women who sign up to join the Women's Land Army during World War II.

Player's Angels

A play set in 1950s Nottingham, following a group of friends who work on the production line of the John Player tobacco factory.

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Salome

The savage power of ancient myth collides with twentieth-century decadence in Oscar Wilde's astonishing tragedy.

Ruined

A passionate, heartfelt play about surviving in a time of civil war, by a leading American dramatist. Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Medea (Northern Broadsides version)

By Euripides Adapted by Tom Paulin

Euripides' tragedy, reworked by poet Tom Paulin into lithe and sinewy modern English.

it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now

A play about modern-day sex trafficking, joint winner of the 2010 John Whiting Award.

The Last Witch

A play about the last woman to be executed for witchcraft in Scotland, The Last Witch explores the psychological rifts that can divide close communities and drive families apart.