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‘I Told My Mum I Was Going on an R.E. Trip …’

Written by

Julia Samuels

~playauthor~Written by~ Julia Samuels

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

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Acts: 7, Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (33), Female (33), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...What do you know about abortion? What do you think about it? Why can we debate it as an idea, but not talk about it as an experience?With one in three women in the UK having had an abortion I Told My Mum I Was Going on an R.E. Trip . . ....

'Red Peppers'

Written by

Noël Coward

~playauthor~Written by~ Noël Coward

Methuen Drama, 2009

Modern Plays

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

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...A lovingly cynical tribute to the music hall, ’Red Peppers’ features a performing couple whose onstage choreography and off-stage marriage leave something to be desired. Lily and George are still doing the same venerable...

Agnes Colander - An Attempt at Life  

~playauthor~Written by~ Harley Granville Barker

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

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

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...We should all have been taught more of life and less good manners It is three years since Agnes, an artist, left her unfaithful husband Henry. Now he writes to her in her Kensington studio begging...

And A Nightingale Sang . . .

Written by

C. P. Taylor

~playauthor~Written by~ C. P. Taylor

Methuen Drama, 1990

Modern Plays

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...A family try their best to get on with their lives as the bombs fall around them in Taylor’s warm and sincere play, which follows their loves, fears and joys through World War Two. And A Nightingale...

After Independence

Written by

May Sumbwanyambe

~playauthor~Written by~ May Sumbwanyambe

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

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Acts: 1, Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Guy and Kathleen grow their crops, raise their daughter, and pay their taxes. But Africa is changing, country by country. White farmers in Zimbabwe must now answer for history’s crimes. When Charles arrives with a smile and a purchase...

All You Need Is LSD

Written by

Leo Butler

~playauthor~Written by~ Leo Butler

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...The drug laws in this country- the drug laws IN THE WORLD - all stem from this attitude that pleasure is a bad thing... In 2015, acclaimed British playwright Leo Butler accepted an invitation from...

All in a Row  

Written by

Alex Oates

~playauthor~Written by~ Alex Oates

Methuen Drama, 2019

Modern Plays

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

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...Laurence likes pizza.Laurence is about to go to school.Laurence thinks it's okay to wee on mummy's pillow. Like any couple, Tamora and Martin have big hopes and dreams. But when your child...

All the Ordinary Angels

Written by

Nick Leather

~playauthor~Written by~ Nick Leather

Methuen Drama, 2005

Modern Plays

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

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...All The Ordinary Angels is a comedy of treats and dirty tricks in the world of ice-cream, as a family business becomes a family feud. When ice-cream man Giuseppe Raffa decides it’s finally time to come in from the cold...

Mwnci ar Dân

Written by

Sera Moore Williams

~playauthor~Written by~ Sera Moore Williams

Methuen Drama, 2013

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (4), Female (1), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Mwnci ar Dân relates the story of a teenage couple and their interactions with an older war veteran, trying to rebuild his fractured relationship with his daughter. While their exchanges initially show a hostile and unsympathetic clash...

The Argument

Written by

William Boyd

~playauthor~Written by~ William Boyd

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Pip and Meredith have had a bust-up. It was only about their opinion of a film, but it’s led to more significant differences coming to light. Pip has been having an affair. Meredith is in total shock. As families...