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Domestica

by Sleepwalk Collective

On a stage that might be a painting or a page torn from a book, award-winning live art and experimental theatre group Sleepwalk Collective present Domestica: a woozy, deadpan, and extensively-annotated dismantling...


The Shroud Maker

by Ahmed Masoud

Hajja Souad, an 80-year old Palestinian woman living on the besieged Gaza Strip, knows about business. She has survived decades of wars and oppression through making shrouds for the dead.

A compelling black comedy...


The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins, Rachel Wagstaff & Duncan Abel

Adapted from Paula Hawkins' novel - an international phenomenon selling over twenty million copies worldwide - this gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment.

Rachel Watson longs for a different...


Isaac Came Home from the Mountain

by Phil Ormrod

Bobby's out of school and out of work. There's nothing going and nowhere to go. A job with Mike seems like everything he needs. A steady wage. A bit of self-respect. A chance to make good. If only it were that...


The Buzz

by Rynne Lydia & Hart Tessa

"Success turns smart people crazy. Like smack, it’ll never be enough, only leave you gurning for more.”

Kyla was once a TV personality. Now she's the dress hanging on the arm of her celebrity popstar boyfriend....


Between the ears

by Colm O'Connor

This comic Irish fiction novel describes strange goings-on in sleepy Ballyloo, where two dials on the village clock have any significance: opening and closing time.

On this momentous night, rather than the usual...


Daethon & Arundel

by David Hotchkiss

Separated by class and by eighteenth century societal rules, a lowly palace servant, Daethon, and the young prince, Arundel, fall in love in a world beset by dangers. Set in the wild lands between Austria and...


Charles Urban: Pioneering the Non-Fiction Film in Britain and America, 1897 - 1925

by Luke McKernan

Based on original research from Charles Urban’s own papers, this is the first biography of this influential film maker and innovator. It is also a historical study of the development of the non-fiction film...


Nightfall

by Barney Norris

How do you make a future when you can’t escape the past?

What you believed in seemed to vanish overnight. So how are you going to live now? One family struggling in the heart of the country looks for a star...


Barney Norris: Plays One

by Barney Norris

Visitors: On a farmhouse at the edge of Salisbury Plain, a family is falling apart. Stephen can’t afford to put his mother into care; Arthur can’t afford to stop working and look after his wife. When a young...


One Green Bottle

by Hideki Noda & Will Sharpe

Boo, Bo and Pickle have all made plans tonight. But someone has to stay home and look after Princess.

People are waiting, start times are looming. No one’s budging and petty bickering soon spirals into a ludicrous...


Reasons to be Graeae: A Work In Progress

by Jenny Sealey

Graeae is a force for change in world-class theatre, placing D/deaf and disabled actors centre stage and challenging preconceptions.

A Work in Progress contains the full script of Reasons to be Cheerful, a brief...


Staging the Spanish Golden Age

by Kathleen Jeffs

In this volume, Kathleen Jeffs draws on first-hand experience of the Royal Shakespeare Company's rehearsal room for the 2004-05 Spanish Golden Age season to put forth a collaborative model for translating, rehearsing,...


52 Pickup : A 10 - Minute Play

by Carolyn Gage

Janiya is a woman in the hospital on a mandatory suicide watch after her third attempt. She is visited by her ex-girlfriend Cil. As they both struggle with the aftermath of the attempt, the two women arrive...


Tomorrow at Noon

by Morna Young, Emma Harding & Jenny Ayres

‘She’s been coming here every Sunday for the past fifty years and he still hasn’t turned up.’

Morna Young’s Smite is inspired by Coward’s The Astonished Heart. It is a story of buried answers, blind...


Roy Smiles: Ten Plays

by Roy Smiles

Ten plays by comedic playwright Roy Smiles, available as an anthology or as single editions.

Contains the plays Schmucks, Baghdad Boogie, Bombing People, Reno, The Lad Himself, Working for Mammon, Waugh in Winter...


The Weight of Days

by Roy Smiles

The Weight of Days concerns Albert Camus and his political and literary feud with Jean-Paul Sartre over the Algerian War of Independence in 1950’s Paris. A young woman named Edith adds to the flames of jealousy...


The VIP

by Roy Smiles

In The VIP, Welsh film and theatre icon Richard Burton is trapped at a fog-bound Heathrow Airport in 1968 shortly after finishing filming Where Eagles Dare. He is haunted by visions of his wives Sybil and Elizabeth...


Reading Gaol

by Roy Smiles

Reading Gaol concerns Oscar Wilde’s imprisonment in Reading Gaol after his infamous court case, persecuted relentlessly by the sadistic and pious prison governor for refusing to admit he is a common criminal....


Waugh in Winter

by Roy Smiles

Waugh in Winter is a piece about Evelyn Waugh, the acerbic right-wing author of Brideshead Revisited. A supposed BBC interviewer from Woman’s Hour has come to interview ‘the cultural dinosaur’. What begins...