Plays

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The Breathing Hole

Stories of the Canadian Arctic intersect in this epic five-hundred-year journey led by a one-eared polar bear.

Selfie

A smart and intense play from an award-winning Canadian playwright, about the complexities of relationships and community, and the nature of consent.

Inside/Outside

Six Short Plays

Six short plays exploring estrangement and loneliness, moving towards redemption and hope.

Guidesky and I

A funny and poignant drama about loneliness and the opportunity for connection, first performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season.

Published in volume Inside/Outside

    When the Daffodils

    A searching portrait of human kindness in a world that sets limits on how we care for the vulnerable. First performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season of short plays.

    Published in volume Inside/Outside

      Ursa Major

      A heartbreakingly funny play about love, life and human connection, first performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season.

      Published in volume Inside/Outside

        Two Billion Beats (short play version)

        A short play about the unfairness of growing up in a world where you don't make the rules. First performed as part of Inside/Outside, a season of short plays staged at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond.

        Published in volume Inside/Outside

          The Kiss

          A tender, funny and beautifully observed study of lives in limbo, and a glimmer of hope for what lies ahead. First performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season.

          Published in volume Inside/Outside

            Prodigal

            A short play about community, identity and the enduring strength of family ties. First performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season.

            Published in volume Inside/Outside

              Chaos

              A symphony of characters searching for meaning in a complicated and unstable world. Part of the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival.

              Stuff

              A play about friendship and loss – and the way people try to do the right thing for their mates when there isn't really a right thing to do. Written specifically for young people as part of the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival.

              The Comeback

              A heartwarming, joyful and dazzlingly funny exploration of bittersweet nostalgia and the enduring power of friendship.

              Treasure Island (Le Navet Bete stage version)

              A rip-roaring, swashbuckling, family-friendly retelling of a classic story.

              First Time

              A hilarious and heartbreaking true story that smashes through the stigma and shame of HIV, to present an uplifting and inspirational guide to staying positive in a negative world.

              15 Heroines

              15 Monologues Adapted from Ovid

              Drawing inspiration from Ovid, fifteen leading female and non-binary British playwrights dramatise the lives of fifteen classical heroines in a series of new monologues for the twenty-first century.

              CripTales: Six Monologues

              Curated by Mat Fraser

              Six fictional monologues portraying some very real experiences of disabled people in Britain, commissioned to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

              Thunderbox

              A short monologue play about a pregnant wheelchair user facing a tough decision, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

              Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

                Paper Knickers

                A bold, witty monologue play exploring what it is to be an amputee, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

                Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues