If you are thinking of submitting a play to us for consideration, please note that we only publish plays alongside major professional productions on stage in the UK or Ireland. If your play has not yet been staged professionally then we are not able to publish it.

Theatre Books

We publish books by theatre practitioners for theatre practitioners. We do not accept submissions for critical, analytical or historical studies. Theatre book submissions should consist of a synopsis and sample chapter.

Sending your submission

Submissions can be emailed to the Commissioning Editor at

Please note that due to the number of submissions we receive, we are unable to reply to all proposals.

Alternatively, you can post submissions to:

The Commissioning Editor
Nick Hern Books
The Glasshouse
49a Goldhawk Road
London W12 8QP

If you would like your submission returned, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.