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A History of Falling Things

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2009

Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...A History of Falling Thingsis a delicate and affecting play, which opens with a boy being hit on the head by a shoe falling out of the sky. Jacqui and Robin are keraunothnetophobiacs – prisoners of their fear of falling...

The Culture - A Farce in Two Acts  

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (12), Female (4), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...January 2018, and a busy day at the offices of Hull 2017. Today is the ceremonial handover to ambassadors from the next UK City of Culture. Meanwhile, the monitoring and evaluation team have to present The Audit – a measurement...

The Man

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2010

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (2), Female (0), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Graham presents an affectionate and funny portrait of a year in the life of one nervous self-employed man, pieced together from receipts, shopping and commercial transactions. With a web of narratives, the play's structure is innovative...

Albert's Boy

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2005

Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Graham’s portrait of Einstein’s tortured conscience is delightfully tinged with both homely and black humour, in a play that is nonetheless deeply serious about questions of pacifism and necessity. It is 1953 and Albert...

This House

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2013

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (55), Female (2), Male (14), Unassigned (39)

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...This House is a timely and relevant political comedy, exploring Westminster and the 1974 hung parliament. In the run-up to the General Election pressure mounts as squabbling whips attempt to attract key regional votes...

Quiz  

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 1, Roles: Total (34), Female (8), Male (25), Unassigned (0)

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...I have to believe in the institutions we trust to be fair, and functional. Whether that be the judiciary, the police, the media … That they should all be able...

Eden's Empire

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2006

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (19), Female (1), Male (18), Unassigned (0)

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...Eden’s Empire is a powerful historical play about Anthony Eden’s infamous term as Prime Minister, a gripping account of power and political mistakes. Fifty years ago, Britain propelled itself into a disastrous war...

Ink  

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 1, Roles: Total (32), Female (7), Male (19), Unassigned (6)

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...I want to tell you a story. And it's true. That's what makes it a good fucking story, right, 'cause all the best stories are true. Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. James Graham...

Labour of Love  

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 18, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Labour MP David Lyons cares about modernisation and "electability"... his constituency agent, Jean Whittaker cares about principles and her community. Set away from the Westminster bubble in the party's traditional northern heartlands...

The Whisky Taster

Written by

James Graham

~playauthor~Written by~ James Graham

Methuen Drama, 2010

Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (6), Female (1), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Ad executive Barney suffers from synaesthesia, a neurological condition that translates one type of sense perception into another, so that colours may have a taste, or sounds a smell. Barney and his partner Nicola utilize...