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A short play about sponsorship and the arts.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

    Beautiful Eyes

    A short play about a family divided by politics, first performed in the week of Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017.

    Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

      King Ubu

      Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension, the first of his three plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu.

      Published in volume Ubu

        Cuckold Ubu

        A sequel to King Ubu, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Cuckold Ubu continues the adventures of Pa Ubu.

        Published in volume Ubu

          Slave Ubu

          The third and final part of The Ubu Plays, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Slave Ubu concludes the adventures of Pa Ubu.

          Published in volume Ubu

            Isolated But Open

            Voices from Across The Shutdown

            Twelve new monologues written in response to the coronavirus outbreak in 2020 as part of Papatango's scheme to inspire creativity and share brilliant new stories.

            Burgerz

            A timely, unsettling and powerful play from one of the UK's most prominent trans voices.

             

              40 Days

              A play exploring the impact of state violence on Black and brown children.

                Medicine

                A dark and frequently absurdist play about how we have treated those we call 'mentally ill'.

                Published in volume Medicine & The Same: two plays

                  The Same

                  A play about two women who meet in a psychiatric institution.

                  Published in volume Medicine & The Same: two plays

                    Last Easter

                    A funny, moving and provocative drama about the true nature of friendship.

                    • Paperback

                    The Mirror and the Light (stage version)

                    The final part of Hilary Mantel's hugely acclaimed Wolf Hall trilogy, adapted by the author with the actor Ben Miles and staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

                    • Paperback

                    Air

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

                    Published in volume What If If Only

                      Some Of Us Exist In The Future

                      An utterly original, wryly funny play about one woman's search for a place to belong in a world that's not all it seems. Joint winner of the 2021 Papatango New Writing Prize.

                      Published in volume Papatango Plays

                        Ghost Stories from an Old Country

                        A riveting and poignant exploration of the ties that bind us, threaded through with captivating fables. Joint winner of the 2021 Papatango New Writing Prize.

                        Published in volume Papatango Plays

                          The Silence and the Noise

                          A play that beautifully captures the story of two young people on the edge. Joint winner of the 2021 Papatango New Writing Prize.

                          Published in volume Papatango Plays

                            Mum

                            A raw and real exploration of early motherhood, from the award-winning writer of Emilia.

                            • Paperback

                            The Wasp

                            A twisting two-hander, a psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of Emilia.

                            • Paperback