Plays

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WINK

An electrifying drama about what happens to personal identity in an age of ubiquitous technology and social media.

The Wind in the Willows (stage version)

A delightful stage adaptation that combines all the joy and mystery of Kenneth Grahame's much-loved classic with the lightness of touch and playful theatricality that award-winning playwright Mike Kenny is known for.

Wind Bit Bitter, Bit Bit Bit Her

An enthralling monologue about love and loss.

Wilderness (short play)

A short play about a patient and her psychiatrist as they head into the wilderness to find out how sane any of us really are.

    Wilderness

    A searing exploration of unconditional love and of the personal sacrifices it demands.

    Wilde: Four Plays

    All four of Oscar Wilde's famous plays in one volume, with an introduction by Emma French.

    Wild Swimming

    A kaleidoscopic exploration of cultural progress, an interrogation of gender and privilege, and a wilfully ignorant history of English Literature.

    The Wild Duck

    By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

    Ibsen's masterpiece of modern tragicomedy, in an English translation by Stephen Mulrine. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    Wild

    A darkly comic play that explores the unexpected, bewildering, and life-changing consequences of challenging the status quo at a global level.

    Widows

    A smouldering political allegory about a political protest in a country ruled by a military junta. From the author of Death and the Maiden, written in collaboration with Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America.

    The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

    By D H Lawrence Introduction by Colin Counsell

    An intense and powerful drama set in a Nottinghamshire mining town. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    The Wider Earth

    A powerfully dramatic play about Charles Darwin's voyage on board HMS Beagle - an adventure that changed not only his own life, but also the history of the entire world.

    Why Can't We Live Together?

    Set against the low hum of the War on Terror, Why Can't We Live Together? is a kaleidoscopic vision of our times through the lives of one man and one woman.

    Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

    Two plays from one of the leading dramatists of the 20th century.

    Who is Sylvia?

    Rattigan's play about obsessive love, a bittersweet portayal of his father - and maybe of his own frustrated love life.

    Published in volume Who is Sylvia? and Duologue

      White Noise

      An unflinching look at race in the 21st century from both a black and white perspective, from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

      White Lead

      A short play exploring the expectations and responsibilities of being an artist and a woman.

      The White Devil

      The Italian Court is riddled with corruption in this classic Jacobean tragedy. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.