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  • Steve Waters: Shorts (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 18.99

    Five short plays from acclaimed playwright Steve Waters, all of them deeply personal accounts of his attempts to make sense of twenty-first-century Britain and an ever-changing world. From the migrant crisis in Europe to climate change and the increasing urbanisation of our green spaces, Waters turns his sensitive, thoughtful eye to the complex and... more...

  • Death of a Cyclist (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 4.99

    Told by a woman killed in a cycling accident, Death of a Cyclist is a poignant, bleakly comic monologue that imagines the moments after death, and our struggle to come to terms with the biggest shock of all. This play is taken from Steve Waters: Shorts , five short plays from acclaimed playwright Steve Waters, all of them deeply personal accounts... more...

  • In a Vulnerable Place (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 5.99

    In a Vulnerable Place is a monologue documenting the playwright's journey from the Norfolk Broads to the steppes of Mongolia to explore, first hand, what is happening to the natural world and the human heart. This play is taken from Steve Waters: Shorts , five short plays from acclaimed playwright Steve Waters, all of them deeply personal accounts... more...

  • Out of Your Knowledge (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 5.99

    Out of Your Knowledge explores our changing attitudes towards the landscape as the playwright retraces the journey of John Clare, the 19th-century English poet who escaped his lunatic asylum in Essex and walked for over 100 miles to reach his home village. This play is taken from Steve Waters: Shorts , five short plays from acclaimed playwright... more...

  • The Play About Calais (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 5.99

    The Play About Calais , is based on the playwright's visit to the ?Jungle? refugee camp in Calais and the people he met along the way; an attempt to make sense of one of the most complex and divisive issues of our times. This play is taken from Steve Waters: Shorts , five short plays from acclaimed playwright Steve Waters, all of them deeply personal... more...

  • Why Can't We Live Together? (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2017; US$ 4.99

    Set against the low hum of the War on Terror, Why Can?t We Live Together? is a kaleidoscopic vision of our times through the lives of one man and one woman. This play is taken from Steve Waters: Shorts , five short plays from acclaimed playwright Steve Waters, all of them deeply personal accounts of his attempts to make sense of twenty-first-century... more...

  • Echo's Endby Barney Norris

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2017; US$ 12.99

    Wiltshire. 1915. As the shadow of war falls over the landscape, a young couple find themselves caught up in the turmoil of troubled times. For generations, John and Anna?s families have made a living working the land. Growing up next door to each other in back-to-back cottages, everyone has always expected them to marry. Now, with half a million... more...

  • Killologyby Gary Owen

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2017; US$ 12.99

    ?You can?t tell your mum the streets are full of psychos and it?s pure fluke you get home alive every night.? A controversial new gaming experience is inspiring a generation. In Killology, players are rewarded for torturing victims, scoring points for ?creativity?. But Killology isn?t sick. In fact it?s marketed by its millionaire creator as a... more...

  • (I am) Nobody's Lunch / Gone Missingby Steven Cosson

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2017; US$ 12.99

    This latest creation from award-winning New York company The Civilians asks the thorny question: how do we know what we know when everyone in power seems to be lying? Featuring an eccentric cast of characters, plucked from real life and served in The Civilians? signature style, (I am) Nobody?s Lunch is the finest example yet of this ground-breaking... more...

  • Absolute Hellby Rodney Ackland

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2017; US$ 12.99

    Set in a Soho drinking Club just after World War II, this savage, witty slice of Bohemian life in London was reviled by one critic as ?an insult to the British people?. Its title then was The Pink Room, as close as the law would allow for a play in which one of its central characters is a drunken homosexual writer. Despite these obstacles, Absolute... more...