By Julian Mitchell
By Shelagh Stephenson
In The reminiscence of Water (winner of the 2000 Laurence Olivier Award for most sensible Comedy), 3 sisters meet at the eve in their mother's funeral. because the conflicts of the earlier converge, daily lies and tensions exhibit the actual styles and traces of kin relationships. '"Combines an aptitude for witty discussion with a savor for the dynamics of theatre ... a mistress of comedian agony" Guardian
Five different types of Silence (winner of the 1996 Writers' Guild Award for top unique Radio Play and the 1997 Sony Award for most sensible unique Drama) is the tale of a kin within which keep an eye on has turn into the driver, the place every little thing has its position, and the place there are just ideas, tasks and punishments. "An acute and humorous author, Stephenson carves out a welcome territory that's specific, modern and theatrical" Independent
By W. B. Worthen
By Leo Butler
Liam wanders throughout the urban, many times encountering humans, yet continuously feeling disconnected and alienated.
In this brilliant and tale of an remoted younger guy, playwright Leo Butler casts a pointy eye over town and alternatives an individual for us to follow.
Boy received its international most desirable on the Almeida Theatre, London, on five April 2016.
By David O'Shaughnessy
By Stephen Briggs,Terry Pratchett
Someone is killing Lord Vetinari, Patrician of Ankh-Morpork. nobody understands who, nobody understands why and, worst of all, nobody is familiar with how
– he simply will get weaker and weaker. yet it’s not only Vetinari – around the urban, individuals are being murdered, yet there’s no hint of anything
alive having been on the crime scene. Commander Vimes, Head of the town Watch, is a guy who hates ‘clues’. He and his group needs to question
everyone – the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker. In a urban teeming with vampires, werewolves, dwarfs with angle and golems,
Vimes needs to clear up the crimes and keep the Patrician.
The Rince Cycle
As a punishment, failed wizard Rincewind is given the duty of guiding and safeguarding the Disc’s first vacationer, Twoflower (with his magical
luggage on legs). As they go back and forth town and past, they meet the world’s oldest hero, Cohen the Barbarian. With him, and with Bethan
(a certified sacrificial victim), they stumble upon druids, trolls, adventurers, a hairdresser and a power-crazed wizard. Oh, and demise. yet not
fatally. Did we point out that Rincewind additionally has to avoid wasting the realm from destruction by way of a major crimson megastar that may collide with the Discworld at
Hogswatch? The Rince Cycle is usually in accordance with The gentle Fantastic, with bits of The color of Magic and Sourcery further for reliable measure.
‘Two families, either alike in dignity, in reasonable Ankh-Morpork, the place we lay our scene…’
Football divides town. every one sector has its personal workforce – and competition capacity supporters by no means combine. until eventually a Dimwell fan falls for a Dolly Sisters girl.
And now an historical bequest skill the wizards of Unseen college needs to win a soccer fit, with out utilizing magic. fortunately they’re coached via the
mysterious Mr Nutt (and not anyone is aware something a lot approximately Mr Nutt, no longer even Mr Nutt, which concerns him, too). because the fit methods, 4 lives
are entangled and altered perpetually. as the factor approximately soccer – the key approximately soccer – is that it isn't almost about football.
By Michael Neill
By Takashi, Dr Kozuka,J R, Professor Mulryne
A striking resurgence of curiosity has taken position over fresh years in a biographical method of the paintings of early glossy poets and dramatists, specifically to the performs and poems of Shakespeare, Marlowe and Jonson.
The members to this quantity strategy the subject in a way that's instantaneously seriously and traditionally alert. They recognize that the biographical proof for all 3 authors is proscribed, hence throwing the emphasis acutely on interpretation.
In addition to new scholarship, the essays are invaluable for his or her wisdom of the demanding situations posed through contemporary redirections of serious technique. Scepticism and self-criticism are marked beneficial properties of the writing amassed here.
By Ann Coburn
Get Up and Tie Your hands, Ann Coburn’s first play, used to be premiered on the 1995 Borders competition and had a winning run on the 1996 Edinburgh pageant. it's the achingly unhappy and eventually uplifting tale of 3 girls dealing with dying, facing guilt, and studying to enable their little ones go.
Safe is a play which faucets into the deep, shared roots of youth so as to discover modern parental fears in regards to the safeguard in their children.
Devil's floor is the tale of an ancient act of genocide, informed in the course of the own tragedy of 1 Reiver family.
By Kieran Hurley
A urban. similar to this. straight away. A teenage lady boils up in rage in a bathroom cubicle. A finance employee preaches doom in a hectic educate station. An absurd coke-addled famous person races via city on a undertaking. A paranoid stoner stares blankly on the unending failures at the television information. in precisely one second, all their worlds will end.
Heads Up is a blistering monologue weaving an image of a well-recognized urban in the interim of its destruction, asking what we might do if we chanced on ourselves on the finish of our international as we all know it.