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Oedipus

By Robert Icke Original author Sophocles

Sophocles' epic tragedy transformed into an essential, explosive human thriller by visionary director Robert Icke. West End from October 2024.

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King Troll (The Fawn)

A dystopian tale about the corrosive impact of state racism and the monster within. Premiered by Kali Theatre at New Diorama Theatre, London, in October 2024.

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The New Real

An epic, panoramic play about how the political fault-line has been redrawn. Premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company and Headlong in October 2024.

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Giant

A new play exploring the life and legacy of that fiendishly charismatic icon, Roald Dahl. Premiering at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in September 2024.

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Here in America

A compelling new drama that imagines a confrontation between two giants of stage and screen, Elia Kazan and Arthur Miller. Premiering at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, in September 2024.

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Princess Essex

A fast-paced, music-filled, empowering comedy based on the incredible true story of the first woman of colour to enter a beauty pageant in the UK.

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The Lightest Element

A drama about Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, one of the most eminent astronomers of the twentieth century. Premiered at Hampstead Theatre in September 2024.

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Peanut Butter and Blueberries

The debut play from author, poet and educator Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan, premiering at Kiln Theatre, London, in August 2024.

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next to normal (West End edition)

The West End edition of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.

Red Speedo

 A stage thriller set in the world of competitive swimming, from a major US writer.

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Reunion

An exhilarating, high-wire drama about the deep currents of family life, set over a family reunion on an island off the west coast of Ireland. Premiered at Galway International Arts Festival in 2024.

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Shout

A funny, moving drama about anxiety, celebrating difference, and finding your voice as a teenager. Part of the 2024 National Theatre Connections Festival.

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Slave Play (West End edition)

A play that rips apart history to shed new light on the nexus of race, gender, and sexuality in twenty-first-century America. New edition published alongside the West End production in 2024.

The Secret Garden (Open Air Theatre version)

A thrillingly adventurous adaptation of the beloved and radical story about the magic of nature and the nature of magic, premiered at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2024.

My Father's Fable

A gripping story of grief, belonging, and a family on the edge from Alfred Fagon Award-winner Faith Omole. Premiered at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2024.

Surrender

A gripping play about a woman trying to survive in a punishing and dysfunctional penal system that has separated her from her daughter. Premiered at the Arcola Theatre, London, in 2024.

Some Demon

A grippingly authentic play about living with an eating disorder, winner of the 2023 Papatango New Writing Prize.

The Sugar Wife

Love, lust, prostitution and slavery in a 19th-century Quaker household. New edition published alongside the 2024 revival at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin.