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Hedda

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

and

Henrik Ibsen

Adapted by

Lucy Kirkwood

From an original work by

Henrik Ibsen

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood , Henrik Ibsen ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Lucy Kirkwood ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Henrik Ibsen

Nick Hern Books, 2008

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood's version of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler relocates his nineteenth-century heroine to 21st-century Notting Hill. It was first performed at the Gate Theatre, London, on 21 August 2008. Hedda, still mourning...

Bloody Wimmin

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2010

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (15), Female (10), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood’s Bloody Wimmin is a short play written for the Tricycle Theatre’s Women, Power and Politics season, staged at the Tricycle, London, in June–July 2010. The play examines the impact of the 1980s Greenham Common protests...

NSFW

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2012

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood's NSFW is a comedy satirising media attitudes to sexuality and personal privacy. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs on 25 October 2012. The first part...

Beauty and the Beast

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2010

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 21, Roles: Total (9), Female (5), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood's delightful version of the classic fairytale, first seen in a production devised and directed by Katie Mitchell at the National Theatre for Christmas 2010. The theft of a single rose has monstrous...

Mosquitoes  

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2017

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Scenes: 20, Roles: Total (12), Female (8), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes is a play about families and particle physics. It was first performed in the Dorfman auditorium of the National Theatre, London, on 25 July 2017 (previews from 18 July). The play revolves around...

Chimerica

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 38, Roles: Total (33), Female (16), Male (17), Unassigned (0)

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...A powerful play about international relations and the shifting balance of power between East and West, Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica is both a political examination and an engaging personal drama. Tiananmen Square, 1989....

Tinderbox

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2008

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (10), Female (1), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood’s first full-length play, Tinderbox is a dystopian comedy set in a Bradford butcher's shop in a future version of England that is afflicted by riots and separated from Scotland by a 38-mile-wide Hadrian's Channel. The play...

The Children

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2016

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 1, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood's play The Children is a near-future drama about the aftermath of a catastrophe at a nuclear power station, exploring the responsibilities we have towards future generations. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre...

small hours

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

and

Ed Hime

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood , Ed Hime

Nick Hern Books, 2016

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...small hours is a collaborative theatre piece created by playwrights Lucy Kirkwood and Ed Hime with theatre director Katie Mitchell. It explores, in a direct and immersive way, the claustrophobic world of a new mother struggling to cope...

it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood

Nick Hern Books, 2009

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Lucy Kirkwood's it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now is a play about modern-day sex trafficking. It was commissioned by Clean Break and first performed by the company at the Arcola Theatre in London on 7 October...