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  • Peter Panby JM Barrie; the Companies

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2016; US$ 12.99

    All children, except one, grow up? This winter, JM Barrie?s much-loved tale takes flight. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow during a visit to London, headstrong Wendy helps him re-attach it. In return she is invited to Neverland ? where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. This adaptation... more...

  • After Octoberby Rodney Ackland

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2016; US$ 12.99

    ?Listen: things will be different after the play comes on ? completely different? Only a few more weeks, Francie, and you?ll see. Your whole life will change. I promise you it will.? Hampstead, 1936. In a shabby basement flat, aspiring playwright Clive Monkhams dreams of a West End hit and winning Francie?s heart. His bankrupt mother Rhoda, a... more...

  • Lucy Kirkwood Plays: One (NHB Modern Plays)by Lucy Kirkwood

    Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    Since her debut in 2008, Lucy Kirkwood has firmly established herself as a leading playwright of her generation, the writer of a series of savagely funny, highly intelligent and beautifully observed plays that tackle the pressing issues of our times. This collection, with an introduction by the author, brings together five of her plays, starting... more...

  • The Children (NHB Modern Plays)by Lucy Kirkwood

    Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    'Retired people are like nuclear power stations. They like to live by the sea.' Two ageing nuclear scientists in an isolated cottage on the coast, as the world around them crumbles. Then an old friend arrives with a frightening request. Lucy Kirkwood's play The Children premiered at the Royal Court, London, in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs... more...

  • Diary of a Nobody (Stage Version) (NHB Modern Plays)by George and Weedon Grossmith; Hugh Osborne

    Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    ?Good evening. My name is Mr Charles Pooter. I have long considered the question: why should I not make public my diary?? Charles Pooter of Upper Holloway, a middle-class clerk with social aspirations far beyond his status, has decided the world deserves to hear his diary. He has one night, a troupe of actors and an empty stage to impart the woes... more...

  • The Sewing Groupby E. V. Crowe

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 14.57

    I have spoken very clearly with her and I have told her that she is new here and that she must live how we live.' A woman arrives in a rural village in pre-industrial England. Her desire is to sew and learn from their simple way of life. But the group soon begins to suspect she is not who they thought she was. 'There's no point in just making quilts.... more...

  • Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics (NHB Modern Plays)by David Bowie; Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    'I'm a dying man who can't die.' Thomas Newton came to Earth seeking water for his drought-ridden planet. Years later he's still stranded here, soaked in cheap gin and haunted by a past love. But the arrival of another lost soul brings one last chance of freedom... Inspired by the book The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis and its cult film... more...

  • Removal Menby M.J. Harding; Jay Miller

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2016; US$ 12.99

    Mo is 31. He works in an immigration removal centre. He?s a Detention Officer. He wears a shirt, a tie, and sometimes even trousers. He?s from Bishop?s Stortford. Mo?s in trouble. Mo?s in love. Dangerous and unsettling, beautiful and hilarious, Removal Men is a play with live music and songs. It tells the story of a fragmented 21st century... more...

  • King Johnby William Shakespeare; Dr. Barbara A. Mowat; Paul Werstine

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 5.99 US$ 4.43

    Like most of Shakespeare?s history plays, King John presents a struggle for the English crown. The struggle this time, however, is strikingly cold-blooded and brutal. John, the younger brother of the late Richard I, is the king, and a savage one. His opponent is a boy, his nephew Arthur, supported by the King of France and the Duke of Austria.... more...

  • Troilus and Cressidaby William Shakespeare; Dr. Barbara A. Mowat; Paul Werstine

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 6.99 US$ 4.99

    For Troilus and Cressida , set during the Trojan War, Shakespeare turned to the Greek poet Homer, whose epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey treat the war and its aftermath, and to Geoffrey Chaucer, author of The Canterbury Tales and the great romance of the war, Troilus and Criseyde. The authoritative edition of Troilus and Cressida from... more...