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Nicholas Wright: Five Plays

A rich selection of work by leading playwright Nicholas Wright, introduced by the playwright.

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Wretch

An ex-teacher and an ex-junkie meet on a night bus during long, dark nights of homelessness.

Woyzeck

One of the most performed and influential plays in German theatre, a modern classic that remains frighteningly relevant today. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Woyzeck

The multi-award-winning Jack Thorne breathes new life into Georg Büchner's existential masterpiece, Woyzeck, one of the most extraordinary plays ever written.

Wormwood

A poetic and heart-rending play written in response to the tenth anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.

World Music

A subtle and topical play about European attitudes to Africa.

World Factory: The Game

A participative theatre experience about global consumer capitalism, offering readers the opportunity to play – as individuals or in teams – the managers of a clothing factory in China.

Words of Advice for Young People

An intriguing and offbeat play about family and religion.

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The Wonder of Sex

A delightfully wacky comedy about the facts of life, from the fictional 'National Theatre of Brent'.

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Wonder Boy

A play about the power of finding your own voice, revolving around a twelve-year-old boy with a stammer.

Women, Power and Politics: Then

Four plays

A collection of wide-ranging and ambitious short plays reflecting the complexities of women and political power in the United Kingdom.

Women, Power and Politics: Now

Five plays

A collection of wide-ranging and ambitious short plays reflecting the complexities of women and political power in the United Kingdom.

Women of Troy

By Euripides Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Euripides' great tragedy, covering themes of religious scepticism, the injustices within roles for women and the destructive power of war. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Women Centre Stage: Eight Short Plays By and About Women

Edited by Sue Parrish

A collection of short plays curated by Sue Parrish, Artistic Director of Sphinx Theatre.

Women Beware Women

A Jacobean gore-fest of enforced seduction and ultimate revenge. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

A Woman of No Importance

Oscar Wilde's audacious drama of social scandal centres around the revelation of a long-concealed secret. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

A Woman Killed with Kindness

A startling domestic thriller from the seventeenth century, one of the first tragedies ever to be written about ordinary people. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Woman Caught Unaware

A searing examination of the culture of body-shaming, exploring how images of women are represented in art and social media.