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You, Me and Wii

A short play by the author of the Adrian Mole books, set in a council house in a small Leicestershire town at election time.

Yellowfin

Politics and the planet collide in a fiercely original play about the limits of science, the power of myths, and the things we can't control.

Written on the Heart

An enthralling historical drama about the creation of the King James Bible, commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company to mark its four-hundredth anniversary.

Woyzeck

The multi-award-winning Jack Thorne breathes new life into Georg Büchner's existential masterpiece, Woyzeck, one of the most extraordinary plays ever written.

World Music

A subtle and topical play about European attitudes to Africa.

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Women of Troy

By Euripides Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Euripides' great tragedy, covering themes of religious scepticism, the injustices within roles for women and the destructive power of war. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Wolf Hall (stage version)

The first part of Mike Poulton's two-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. A thrilling and utterly convincing portrait of a brilliant man embroiled in the lethal, high-stakes politics of the Court of Henry VIII.

    Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)

    Mike Poulton's two-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's acclaimed novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. A thrilling and utterly convincing portrait of a brilliant man embroiled in the lethal, high-stakes politics of the Court of Henry VIII.

    The Witness

    A dark and piercing thriller of modern morals from the Bruntwood Prize-winning author of Mogadishu.

    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.

    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.

    Whipping It Up

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

    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 Shadows

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

      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.

      The Wardrobe

      A gripping journey through British history that shows how our country was shaped and how connected we are with our past. Part of the 2014 National Theatre Connections Festival.

      War and Peace Gaza Piece

      A short play about war and family life.

      Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Five