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The Red Barn

Written by

David Hare

and

Georges Simenon

From an original work by

Georges Simenon

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare , Georges Simenon ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Georges Simenon

Faber and Faber, 2016

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Connecticut, 1969. On their way back from a party, two couples struggle home through thesnow. Not everyone arrives safely. The great detective writer Georges Simenon escaped France at the end of World War Two, and arrived...

The Breath of Life

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2002

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...'Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.' Gauguin's aphorism serves as the motto for this morality tale of two women, both in their sixties, whose lives are interwoven in ways neither of them yet understand. Madeline...

Stuff Happens

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 24, Roles: Total (36), Female (3), Male (33), Unassigned (0)

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...Stuff happens... And it's untidy, and freedom's untidy, and free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do bad things. The famous response of Donald Rumsfeld, American Secretary...

I’m Not Running

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2018

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Should I run? This is the question Pauline Gibson is asking herself. She has spent her adult life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a campaign for local health provision. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, Jack Gould, who has...

Knuckle

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (10), Female (2), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Knuckle combines surrealism and satire in a breathlessly fast-moving plot when Curly Delafield, mercenary soldier and gun-runner, returns to Guilford to find out what has happened to his sister Sarah...

The Bay at Nice

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...The Bay at Nice is set in a room in the Hermitage Museum in Leningrad in 1956, where an aging Valentina, once a young student (and possibly lover) of Henri Matisse has been asked to help authenticate a painting for the museum staff. She...
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...Four clergymen seek to make sense of their mission while being torn in all directions by the Church of England. After a critically lauded debut in 1990 at London’s National Theatre, Racing Demon went on to earn universal acclaim. More than...

Fanshen

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 12, Scenes: 29, Roles: Total (32), Female (11), Male (21), Unassigned (0)

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...In vividly dramatic form, this play tells how a remote Chinese village comes to terms with Communism. Every revolution creates new words. The Chinese revolution created a whole new vocabulary in which a very important word is 'fanshen...

Gethsemane

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Nothing is more important to a modern political party than fund-raising. But the values of the donors can't always coincide with the professed beliefs of the party. And family scandal within the cabinet has the potential to throw both...

The Power of Yes

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 1, Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (25), Female (3), Male (22), Unassigned (0)

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...On 15 September 2008, capitalism came to a grinding halt. As sub-prime mortgages and toxic securities continued to dominate the headlines well into 2009, the National Theatre asked David Hare to write an urgent and immediate work...