Plays

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The White Devil (RSC version)

A violent tragedy, regarded as one of the great works of Jacobean theatre. Features the text edited for the 2014 RSC production, and introductions by key members of its creative team.

The White Bike

An affecting play, based on a true story, about what happens when our world is turned upside down.

Whisky Galore (stage version)

A stage adaptation of Compton Mackenzie's comedy classic, combining rollicking physical theatre, panto and farce, with an array of hilarious characters for any female-led theatre company.

Whipping It Up

A quick-witted satirical farce set in the Whips' office at Westminster.

While You Lie

A blistering play about our need for honesty in relationships and how it can sometimes bring about their downfall.

Where I'm From

A monologue play about a woman on the day of her release from prison.

    When You Cure Me

    A painful – and painfully funny – play about being very young and in love – and coping with serious illness at the same time.

    When They Go Low

    A play about everyday feminism, consent and the changing face of teenage sexuality in an online world. Written for the National Theatre Connections Festival.

    When the Rain Stops Falling

    A heartrending drama about family, betrayal and forgiveness, spanning four generations and two hemispheres. From the writer of the award-winning film Lantana.

    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

      When the Crows Visit

      A dark and thrilling play inspired by true events in modern-day India, exploring the themes of Ibsen's Ghosts and the cyclical nature of oppression.

      When Cows Go Boom

      A short play by Stacey Gregg, an oblique parable of love set against the backdrop of a horrific landscape.

      Published in volume Irish Shorts

        What We Know

        A funny, painful and deeply moving play about loss - and cooking.

        What the Constitution Means to Me

        An acclaimed play tracing the effect that the US Constitution has had on four generations of women in the author's family. A finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

        What Shadows

        A searing look at identity and immigration within a bitterly divided country.

        What Love Is

        A short play about caring for your parents.

        Published in volume Sex & God

          What is the Custom of Your Grief?

          A short play by Timberlake Wertenbaker about an English schoolgirl who is befriended online by an Afghan girl after her brother is killed while on active duty in Afghanistan.

          What If If Only

          Your partner's died, could things have been different? A short play by Caryl Churchill, published with another short piece, Air.