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Nick Hern Books (UK)

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Nick Hern Books is a London-based independent specialist publisher of plays, theatre books, and screenplays. Their list includes work by many of the UK’s preeminent playwrights, as well as some of the most exciting emerging writers. They work with major theatres across the UK and in Ireland to publish new plays alongside their premieres. Nick Hern Books titles are available in Canada through Playwrights Canada Press.

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Switzerland

1995, the Swiss Alps. Patricia Highsmith, the queen of the thriller, now ageing and ailing, hides away in her study, surrounded by her collection of books and antique weaponry, finding solace in her seclusion, ...

Snowflake

Andy's forty-three. He loves nostalgic television, pints down the pub, and listening to the whole album from beginning to end. His daughter, Maya, is twenty-one, wears good shoes, likes good arguments, ...

Sunrise

From actress, comedian, writer and doodler Jessie Cave, Sunrise is an honest, tender-hearted and uproariously funny story about crying in the woods, sexual accidents, Harry Potter conventions and Instagram ...

Asking for It

One night in a small town in County Cork, where everyone knows everyone, things spiral terrifyingly out of control. What will happen now to Emma? To her family? To the others?

This stage adaptation of ...

The Nightingales

A motley crew of four friends gather every week in their village hall to practise their a capella singing, under the watchful eye of their choirmaster. Whatever their differences, whatever the problems ...

Victoria's Knickers

On the eve of her coronation, Victoria is having a bath. Out of her chimney falls Edward 'The Boy' Jones. Again. Adored by the tabloids and hated by the establishment, his repeated break-ins to the palace ...

The Funeral Director

Life as the director of a Muslim funeral parlour isn't always easy, but Ayesha has things pretty sorted. She and Zeyd share everything: a marriage, a business, a future.

Until Tom walks in to organise ...

The Hoes

Bim, Alex and J have been best friends since school. Loud, funny, inseparable—they are the epitome of girls who just want to have fun.

But now they’re twenty-five, life is starting to get in the way. ...

ear for eye

Patience is running out, times have changed.
And progress isn't enough.
Black British. African American.
Here. There.
Now.

Snapshots of lives, snapshots of experiences of protest; violence vs non-violence, ...

Being a Playwright

Writing a good play is only the first step towards becoming a successful playwright; it is just as crucial to understand all the practical and business elements of building your career. Being a Playwright ...