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Locker Room Talk

Written by

Gary McNair

~playauthor~Written by~ Gary McNair

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

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Scenes: 14

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... room banter’. But can this be true? Is this simply a loathsome individual or one who speaks to a silent majority? Gary McNair wants to think we are better than this, and is having honest conversations with men about women to see if he is right or wrong. The words of these men are performed by a cast of women in this verbatim piece....

McGonagall’s Chronicles (Which Will Be Remembered For A Very Long Time)

Written by

Gary McNair

~playauthor~Written by~ Gary McNair

Oberon Books, 2018

Oberon Modern Plays

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Scenes: 19

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... McGonagall's Chronicles charts the true life story of the worst poet of all time: William McGonagall. With wit, candour and warmth, Gary McNair tries to understand how McGonagall could be so bad at what he did, and gets to the heart of the dilemma that surrounds his legend – is it okay for us to laugh at someone's obvious and relentless failings?...

A Gambler’s Guide to Dying

Written by

Gary McNair

~playauthor~Written by~ Gary McNair

Oberon Books, 2015

Oberon Modern Plays

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Scenes: 19

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... An intergenerational tale of what we live for and what we leave behind. Gary McNair and director Gareth Nicholls return to the Traverse after last year's award-winning, five star show Donald Robertson Is Not A Stand-Up Comedian....

Donald Robertson is not a Stand Up Comedian

Written by

Gary McNair

~playauthor~Written by~ Gary McNair

Oberon Books, 2014

Oberon Modern Plays

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 3

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... from his new mentor Gary, he hopes that this is all about to change. Donald Robertson Is Not A Stand Up Comedian is a darkly comic coming of age story that explores the need to belong and deconstructs the brutal role that humour can play in society....

Letters to Morrissey

Written by

Gary McNair

~playauthor~Written by~ Gary McNair

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

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Scenes: 15

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...It’s 1997. You’re 11. You’re sad, lonely and scared of doing anything that would get you singled out by the hopeless, angry people in your hometown. One day you see a man on telly. He’s mumbling, yet electrifying. He sings: 'I am human...

After the Cuts

Written by

Gary McNair

~playauthor~Written by~ Gary McNair

Oberon Books, 2018

Oberon Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...It’s the future; just like now, but a bit more… well, shitey. Jim and Agnes have worked hard their whole lives and now Agnes needs a life-saving operation. With the NHS as we know it a thing of the past, they must take matters...

Square Go

Written by

Gary McNair

and

Kieran Hurley

~playauthor~Written by~ Gary McNair , Kieran Hurley

Oberon Books, 2018

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Roles: Total (2), Female (0), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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... wrestle with first. Featuring an original soundtrack by members of Frightened Rabbit, this unmissable collaboration between Fringe First winning writers Kieran Hurley (Heads Up) and Gary McNair (A Gambler’s Guide to Dying) is a raucous and hilarious new play about playground violence, myths of masculinity and the decision to step up or run....