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Around the World in 80 Days (stage version)

By Laura Eason Original author Jules Verne

Laura Eason's celebrated adaptation of Jules Verne's classic novel, a dazzling escapade that packs in more than fifty unforgettable characters.

Artefacts

Sixteen-year-old Kelly has never known her Dad. It turns out he's from Iraq, which her mum never mentioned, and he's brought an ancient Mesopotamian vase as some kind of present. But Kelly doesn't want a vase, she wants her dad to stay and get to know her. It's not the reunion either of them expected and for Kelly it's the beginning of an epic and dangerous journey.

Arthur & George (stage version)

The gripping story of the sensational, real-life case in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle found himself playing detective.

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As the Beast Sleeps

The explosive contradictions of life in Northern Ireland ignite this drama of suspense and violence.

As You Like It

An edition of Shakespeare's play that offers the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

Asking for It (stage version)

A powerful adaptation of Louise O'Neill's devastating novel about the experience of a young woman whose life is changed forever by a horrific act of violence.

The Aspidistra Code

A sinister but comic drama of honour and violence, from the award-winning author of Howie the Rookie.

The Assassination of Katie Hopkins

A smart, witty new musical by Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth about truth, celebrity and public outrage.

Assassins

A dark and funny look at the end of the American dream - Stephen Sondheim lifts musical theatre to new heights of brilliance.

The Assembled Parties

An incisive portrait of a family grasping for stability at the dawn of a new millennium.

The Astronaut's Chair

Rona Munro's thrilling play about the race to be the first woman in space.

At the Table

By Marcos Barbosa Translated by Mark O'Thomas

An unnerving short play by Brazilian playwright Marcos Barbosa.

Published in volume Almost Nothing & At the Table

    August: Osage County

    A hugely-acclaimed black comedy exposing the dark side of the Midwestern American family. 

    The Authorised Kate Bane

    A painfully comic excavation of a family history asks if there is an authorised version of the past - or just the one we can live with.

    The Baby

    A modern epic set in ancient Rome, about a polyglot, violent city at the heart of a divided nation.

    Baby Dolls

    A futuristic comedy about conception, state control and rebellion.

    Bacchae

    The story of revenge by the half-man, half-god Dionysos on Pentheus, King of Thebes, and all his people.

    Bad Boy Nietzsche! and other plays

    This new anthology collects plays written and performed over six years, including Now That Communism Is Dead My Life Feels Empty!, Maria del Bosco, Panic! (How to Be Happy!), Bad Boy Nietzsche!, Bad Behavior and King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe!