Plays & playscripts

    The Cure at Troy

    By Seamus Heaney

    Paperback £8.30

    A version of Sophocles' Philoctetes that tells of the wounded hero marooned upon an island by the Greeks during the Siege of Troy. As the conflict comes to a climax, the Greeks begin to realise they cannot win the Trojan war without Philoctetes' invincible bow, and turn back to seek...

    William Shakespeare - The Complete Works

    By Worth Press Limited

    Hardback £20.43

    "He was not of an age, but for all time!" were the prophetic words of Ben Jonson in his dedicatory poem prefacing the 1623 collection of Shakespeare's comedies, histories and tragedies, which is commonly referred to by modern scholars as the First Folio. Time has thus far supported Jonson's bold...

    Woman Killed with Kindness

    By A. Heywood

    Paperback £14.45

    A startling domestic thriller written in 1603. "Fast moving, frightening and erotic: a major play in a radical production."--"Guardian"

    Contemporary Plays by Women of Color: An Anthology

    Paperback £33.86

    In the two decades since the first edition of Contemporary Plays by Women of Color was published, its significance to the theatrical landscape in the United States has grown exponentially. Work by female writers and writers of color is more widely produced, published, and studied than ever before. Drawing from...

    Neil LaBute: Plays 2: The Shape of Things; Fat Pig; In a Dark Dark House; In a Forest, Dark and Deep

    By Neil LaBute

    Paperback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    'LaBute takes us to shadowy places we don't like to talk about, sometimes even to think about.' NewsdayObsession with surface and secrets runs through this second collection of Neil LaBute's work. The Shape of Things peels back the skin of modern-day relationships to ask how far someone might change themselves...

    Jitney

    By August Wilson

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    By two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated writer of Fences, premiering on Broadway in 2017

    King Edward III

    By William Shakespeare

    Paperback Save £0.94 = £16.05

    King Edward III is increasingly thought to have been written in significant part by Shakespeare. This landmark new edition by textual expert and General Editor of the Arden Shakespeare, Richard Proudfoot, offers a full account of the play's text and the evidence of Shakespeare's hand at work in it. Fully...

    Hag-Seed

    By Margaret Atwood

    Paperback Save £1.95 = £7.04

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017Selected as a Book of the Year - Observer, Sunday Times, Times, Guardian, New Statesman, i magazine Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival.

    Mosquitoes

    By Lucy Kirkwood

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Alice is a scientist. Jenny is her sister. She lives in Luton. She spends a lot of time Googling. When tragedy throws them together, the collision threatens everyone with chaos. A new play from the award-winning writer of Chimerica.

    Out of Love

    By Elinor Cook

    Paperback £8.45

    A tale of friendship, love and rivalry over thirty years from award-winning playwright Elinor Cook.

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