Plays

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After Mrs Rochester

A dramatisation of the extraordinary life of Jean Rhys, in which themes of femininity, literature and hysteria and madness collide with vivid force.

After the Dance

Rattigan's brilliant attack on the hedonistic lifestyle of the ‘bright young things’ of the 1920s and 30s.

The After-Dinner Joke

A short play satirising the charity business, written for television. First broadcast on BBC One as part of the BBC's Play for Today series.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

    Again

    A touching and comic drama about a family reunion, delving into the turmoil, love and compromises of kinship.

    Age is a Feeling

    A gripping one-person play that wrestles with the glorious and melancholy uncertainties of human life.

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    Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays

    Three solo plays exploring the lives of three queer youths and their resilience in the face of violence and intolerance. Winner of the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Drama.

    Ah! Wilderness

    An affectionate and witty comedy of recollection from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers. A family-based saga set in the years just before the First World War.

    Air

    A resonant and surreal short piece published alongside What If If Only.

    Published in volume What If If Only

      Airsick

      A turbulent black comedy about love, loneliness and how we shape our future.

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      Albert Speer

      A panoramic historical drama about the man whose devotion to Hitler blinded him to the worst crime of the twentieth century, drawing closely on Gita Sereny's definitive and magisterial biography of Albert Speer.

      Albertine in Five Times

      A simultaneous portrait of a woman at five different ages. Five actresses portray Albertine at different times of her life whilst conversing freely with each other and with their sister Madeleine.

        Albion

        Mike Bartlett's outstanding play, set in the ruins of a garden in rural England.

        Alcatraz

        A thrilling play about family and social care that follows 11-year-old Sandy on her daring, Christmas mission to emulate Clint Eastwood and bust her gran out of lock-up.

        The Alchemist

        Ben Jonson's classic comedy, in a handy pocket edition in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

        Alexi Kaye Campbell Plays: One

        A collection of five plays by Alexi Kaye Campbell: The Pride, Apologia, The Faith Machine, Bracken Moor and Sunset at the Villa Thalia.

        All for Love

        Dryden's 1677 play All for Love is a version of the Antony and Cleopatra story, told as a heroic tragedy.

        All God's Chillun Got Wings

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

          All honey

          A play about sex, secrets and suspicion, winner of the 2017 Fishamble New Writing Award.

          Published in volume SAUCE and All honey: Two Plays