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I Know How I Feel about Eve

Written by

Colette Kane

~playauthor~Written by~ Colette Kane

Methuen Drama, 2013

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Jo and Alex were once the perfect professional couple, a successful barrister and novelist respectively, their lives were filled with the signs of comfort and wealth. But since their daughter died things haven't been the same...

Flood, Part II: Abundance  

Written by

James Phillips

~playauthor~Written by~ James Phillips

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 31, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...  One day it starts to rain and no-one knows why. And it doesn't stop. Far out on the North Sea a fisherman raises a girl in his net, miraculously alive from the deep sea. Is she one of the migrants now washing up on English shores...

The Accused

Written by

Jeffrey Archer

~playauthor~Written by~ Jeffrey Archer

Methuen Drama, 2000

Modern Plays

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 5, Roles: Total (16), Female (2), Male (14), Unassigned (0)

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...Jeffrey Archer's play The Accused was written with a nod to the similarities of the performative environments that are the Courts of Justice and the theatre stage: here, the audience listen to the cases made by both sides of a murder trial,...

Adult Child/Dead Child

Written by

Claire Dowie

~playauthor~Written by~ Claire Dowie

Methuen Drama, 1996

Modern Plays

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...How do we cope without love? The need for love and care, and the trauma that’s brought about by its absence is at the heart of Claire Dowie’s Adult Child/Dead Child. The unnamed protagonist of this one-person show...

Alaska

Written by

DC Moore

~playauthor~Written by~ DC Moore

Methuen Drama, 2007

Modern Plays

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Alaska is a tale of prejudice, sex and aggression, a portrait of unabashed racism. The audience is introduced to Frank as a drug-dealing self-righteous History student. Having dropped out of university, he works...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Written by

James Joyce

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Arthur Riordan

Adapted by

Arthur Riordan

~playauthor~Written by~ James Joyce , Arthur Riordan ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Arthur Riordan

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (46), Female (8), Male (38), Unassigned (0)

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...The spiritual rebellion of Stephen Dedalus and his restless search for self-expression is brought to life in a thrilling theatrical adaptation by Arthur Riordan. Based upon James Joyce's novel...

Cyprus Avenue

Written by

David Ireland

~playauthor~Written by~ David Ireland

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Eric Miller is a Belfast Loyalist. He believes his five-week old granddaughter is Gerry Adams, the noted Irish Republican politician who is the president of Sinn Féin. Eric’s family keep telling him to stop living...

Best Man

Written by

Carmel Winters

~playauthor~Written by~ Carmel Winters

Methuen Drama, 2013

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (6), Female (4), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...High-flying real estate agent Kay Keane isn’t just earning a living for her family, she’s making a killing. Meanwhile, her husband and would-be novelist, Alan, is staked out at home, minding their children and earning ‘pin money’ by writing...

Billy Wonderful

Written by

Nick Leather

~playauthor~Written by~ Nick Leather

Methuen Drama, 2009

Modern Plays

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 38, Roles: Total (57), Female (0), Male (57), Unassigned (0)

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...A play about fathers, sons and football, Billy Wonderful is a fast-paced coming-of-age play pulsing with all the excitement and physicality of match-day. As one-time boy wonder Billy Walters relives his debut...

Black Mountain  

Written by

Brad Birch

~playauthor~Written by~ Brad Birch

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 17, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Rebecca and Paul are running away. Away from memories and mistakes. They're trying to save their relationship. They need time and space. An isolated house in the country is the perfect place to work things out. They set...