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Oberon Books Collection 2

Oberon Books has long been recognised as one of the most exciting publishers specialising in drama and the performing arts, with a reputation for publishing challenging and compelling works. This second collection is now complete with 402 plays.

Highlights of the collection include:

  • 39 plays by the renowned and prolific British playwright Howard Barker, such as Scenes from an Execution, The Europeans, and Victory.
  • A selection of stand-out plays by contemporary writers such as Aamina Ahmad, Koko Brown, Rhiannon Faith, Gabriel Gbadamosi, Lauren John Joseph, Nick Makoha, Yolanda Mercy, and Leo Skilbeck.
  • 11 Josephine House, the debut play by Alfred Fagon who is remembered as one of the most eminent Black British playwrights of the 1970s and 1980s, alongside the final play in his oeuvre, Lonely Cowboy.
  • Three plays by Karen Zacarias, one of the ten most-produced playwrights in the US, including the critically acclaimed Destiny of Desire.
  • Canonical plays by Rodney Ackland, one of the twentieth-century's major English playwrights, including Absolute Hell and Before the Party.
  • Come on Home by Irish writer Phillip McMahon, nominated for Best New Play for the 2019 Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards.
  • 7 plays by Ryan Craig including The Glass Room which deals with Holocaust denial, and the semi-autobiographical Filthy Business.