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Olfactory

~playauthor~Written by~ Deborah Bruce

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (1), Female (0), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Over 10,000 different smells drift across our planet in various configurations. Olfactory gives you a choice to craft your identity and to decode the invisible molecules floating through the air. Who do you want to be in the future...

Notes for First Time Astronauts

Written by

Tom Wells

~playauthor~Written by~ Tom Wells

Nick Hern Books, 2010

Playtext

Acts: 1

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Summary
...A comic monologue from Tom Wells warning of the perils of self-abuse in zero gravity conditions. Our unnamed male narrator is about to take off into space as the cameraman on board a rocket to the moon. However...
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...A zoologist in Australia gets funding to save an endangered species from the very company that threatens its existence. Will this deal with the devil allow her to save the species, or will it destroy her entire life's work? Includes...

Orca

Written by

Matt Grinter

~playauthor~Written by~ Matt Grinter

Nick Hern Books, 2016

Playtext

Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Matt Grinter's Orca is a play about the pressure to conform, as a girl in an isolated fishing community tries to prevent the enactment of a devastating ritual. The play was the winner of the 2016 Papatango New Writing Prize and was first...

2071

Written by

Duncan Macmillan

~playauthor~Written by~ Duncan Macmillan

Oberon Books, 2016

Oberon Modern Plays

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...2071 is a 'dramatised lecture' on climate change co-written by Chris Rapley and Duncan Macmillan, following more than a hundred hours of conversation. It was written to be performed by Chris Rapley at the Royal Court Theatre in London...

Three Sisters

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Inua Ellams

Adapted by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Inua Ellams ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2019

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4

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...Chekhov's iconic characters are relocated to Nigeria in this bold new adaptation. Owerri, 1967, on the brink of the Biafran Civil War. Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before...

Your Last Breath

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Inua Ellams

Methuen Drama, 2012

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 35, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...1876 – Christopher leaves his young family behind to work in Norway. He will map the uncharted mountains for the very first time. 1999 – Anna's body freezes after an extreme skiing accident and her heart stops. But doctors gradually warm...

Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Written by

Tim Crouch

~playauthor~Written by~ Tim Crouch

Oberon Books, 2019

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 3

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...Jesus didn't die so we could be reborn, lady, the stars did. The writer leads his followers towards the end of this world and the start of a new one. The book he's written predicts it all – the equations, the black hole, all...

Frogman  

~playauthor~Written by~ Tim Crouch

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (10), Female (7), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Your father has been charged with the murder of Ashleigh Richardson, back in 1995. Summer 1995, the Great Barrier Reef. Police divers hover over the reef, looking for traces of Ashleigh...

The House They Grew Up In  

Written by

Deborah Bruce

~playauthor~Written by~ Deborah Bruce

Nick Hern Books, 2017

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (11), Female (5), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Deborah Bruce's play The House They Grew Up In is about a co-dependent relationship between a reclusive brother and a sister, and how they cope when the world bursts in on them. It was first performed at Chichester Festival Theatre (in...