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Ignorance / Jahiliyyah

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2012

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (7), Female (2), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Ignorance/Jahiliyyah is another political play from Steve Waters that delves into the life and legacy of Egyptian poet Sayyid Qutb whose writings have come to shape relations between the West and radical Islamists. It’s...

The Unthinkable

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2004

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...The Unthinkable is a political fable for the Blair generation that dramatises the fate of a group of influential left-wing students. The five founding members of think tank, Polis, have met to toast the success...

World Music

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2003

Playtext

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

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...The troubled and bloody relationship between Africa and Europe spills into the personal lives and loves of two generations. The first part of the play is set in Brussels where MEP Geoff Fallon is entertaining his...

Temple

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2015

Playtext

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

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...Steve Waters' play Temple is a fictionalised account of the occupation of the area outside St Paul's Cathedral in London by the protest movement Occupy London in October 2011, and the subsequent enforced eviction of the protesters...

The Contingency Plan

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2009

Playtext

Acts: 4, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...A double bill of plays from the frontline of climate change - an epic portrait of an England of the near future, in the grip of unprecedented and catastrophic floods. On the Beach is set in an England...

Fast Labour

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2008

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Steve Waters’ Fast Labour focuses on the growing culture of human exploitation in the UK focusing specifically on the experience of migrant workers. In the Ukraine, Victor had a business, a family and a home, but things...

Limehouse

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2017

Playtext

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

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...Steve Waters' play Limehouse is a dramatisation of the clandestine meeting of the so-called Gang of Four that in 1981 led to a breakaway from the UK Labour Party and ultimately the formation of the Social Democratic party. It was first...

Little Platoons

Written by

Steve Waters

~playauthor~Written by~ Steve Waters

Nick Hern Books, 2011

Playtext

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

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...A satirical comedy and a family drama, Little Platoons takes the pulse of Coalition Britain and explores what the retreat of the state and the growth of people power really means for its citizens. When Rachel’s ex...