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written by David Harrower, 1966-, in Scottish Shorts, edited by Philip Howard. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2010). pp. 113-155 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2015, originally published 2010), 45 page(s)
When a young woman shoplifts for the first time, the store detective decides to give chase, but just how far is he prepared to go?
written by David Harrower, 1966-, in Scottish Shorts, edited by Philip Howard. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2010). pp. 113-155 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2015, originally published 2010), 45 page(s)
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Better Days Better Knights
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written by Stanley Eveling, 1925-2008, in Scottish Shorts, edited by Philip Howard. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2010). pp. 79-97 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2015, originally published 2010), 21 page(s)
A sweet-hearted tale of a washed-up knight-of-old, from the grandfather of modern Scottish playwriting.
written by Stanley Eveling, 1925-2008, in Scottish Shorts, edited by Philip Howard. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2010). pp. 79-97 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2015, originally published 2010), 21 page(s)
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Bleeding Heart
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written by Antonio Onetti, 1962-, in Spanish Plays: New Spanish and Catalan Drama, edited by Elyse Dodgson and Mary Peate. (London: Nick Hern Books, 1999), pp. 169-186 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 1999, originally published 1999), 19 page(s)
Antonio Onetti’s Bleeding Heart translated by Oscar Ceballos and Mary Peate. Set in contemporary Seville where a naive, middle-aged transvestite encounters a petty thief nicknamed ‘sour face’.
written by Antonio Onetti, 1962-, in Spanish Plays: New Spanish and Catalan Drama, edited by Elyse Dodgson and Mary Peate. (London: Nick Hern Books, 1999), pp. 169-186 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 1999, originally published 1999), 19 page(s)
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Brothers of Thunder
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written by Ann Marie Di Mambro, 1950-, in Scotland Plays: New Scottish Drama, edited by Philip Howard. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2001), pp. 65-136 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2001, originally published 1998), 73 page(s)
John, an HIV-positive man, takes refuge with a Roman Catholic priest. A fragile relationship begins to develop between them until a figure from John's past arrives upon the scene. The conflict between them encompasses questions of forgiveness, reconciliation and the role of the church in the modern world.
written by Ann Marie Di Mambro, 1950-, in Scotland Plays: New Scottish Drama, edited by Philip Howard. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2001), pp. 65-136 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2001, originally published 1998), 73 page(s)
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Cornermen
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written by Oli Forsyth, fl. 2013, in Plays from VAULT. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2016). pp. 139-217 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2016, originally published 2016), 81 page(s)
Mickey and his team of Cornermen never have much luck in the boxing world. Until, that is, they sign a young fighter whose winning ways catapult them to a level they’ve never known before. ‘A striking new play by an exciting new writer’, Oli Forsyth (Scotsman).
written by Oli Forsyth, fl. 2013, in Plays from VAULT. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2016). pp. 139-217 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2016, originally published 2016), 81 page(s)
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Eggs
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written by Florence Keith-Roach, fl. 2015, in Plays from VAULT. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2016). pp. 11-49 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2016, originally published 2016), 60 page(s)
Eggs is a dark comedy about female friendship, fertility and freaking out, by Florence Keith-Roach, ‘rising star of the London theatre scene’ (Evening Standard). Two women, living very different lives, are united by their quick wit, love of nineties’ dance music and a mounting alienation.
written by Florence Keith-Roach, fl. 2015, in Plays from VAULT. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2016). pp. 11-49 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2016, originally published 2016), 60 page(s)
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Rafta, Rafta . . .
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written by Ayub Khan-Din, 1961-, in NHB Modern Plays (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2007, originally published 2007), 126 page(s)
A hugely warm-hearted, comic tale of close-knit Indian family life in England, by the author of East is East. The wedding feast is over and the bridegroom's father is dancing the bhangra, but the groom himself is curiously reluctant to make his way to the bedroom... In fact he's so woefully inhibited by the prox...
written by Ayub Khan-Din, 1961-, in NHB Modern Plays (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2007, originally published 2007), 126 page(s)
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Notes on Falling Leaves
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written by Ayub Khan-Din, 1961-, in Ayub Khan Din Plays: One by Ayub Khan Din. (Londn: Nick Hern Books, 2014). pp. 77-91 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2004, originally published 2014), 17 page(s)
The short, elegiac play, Notes on Falling Leaves (2004), is an emotionally tender depiction of a young man as he loses his mother to dementia, 'overwhelming in its emotional impact' (Telegraph).
written by Ayub Khan-Din, 1961-, in Ayub Khan Din Plays: One by Ayub Khan Din. (Londn: Nick Hern Books, 2014). pp. 77-91 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2004, originally published 2014), 17 page(s)
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Roundabout
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written by Lluïsa Cunillé, 1961-, in Spanish Plays: New Spanish and Catalan Drama, edited by Elyse Dodgson and Mary Peate. (London: Nick Hern Books, 1999), pp. 187-238 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 1999, originally published 1999), 53 page(s)
Lluisa Cunille’s Roundabout translated by Oscar Ceballos and Mary Peate. A fascinating study of obsession and delusion.
written by Lluïsa Cunillé, 1961-, in Spanish Plays: New Spanish and Catalan Drama, edited by Elyse Dodgson and Mary Peate. (London: Nick Hern Books, 1999), pp. 187-238 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 1999, originally published 1999), 53 page(s)
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Save + Quit
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written by Sophia Leuner, fl. 2016, in Plays from VAULT 2. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2017). pp. 43-75 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 35 page(s)
Previously seen at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Sophia Leuner’s Save + Quit shares the stories of how four young people attempt to live their lives in London and Dublin. ‘Beautifully observed… perfectly pitched’ (Scotsman).
written by Sophia Leuner, fl. 2016, in Plays from VAULT 2. (London: Nick Hern Books, 2017). pp. 43-75 (London, England: Nick Hern Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 35 page(s)
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