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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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Rust

Nadia and Daniel have a secret. In fact they have quite a few. They've just signed on the dotted line for a studio flat. Under a pseudonym, naturally – Mr and Mrs White.

After years of school pick-ups, ...

Whisky Galore (stage version)

It's 1955 and the Pallas Players, an all-female theatre company, are putting on a play: Whisky Galore.

They transport us back to 1943 on the Scottish islands of Great and Little Todday, where the whisky ...

Anna

1968. East Berlin.

Anna and Hans are married, in love and moving up in the world – but it is a world ruled by suspicion. Who can be trusted when everyone is listening? Can we ever escape our past?

Written ...

Ghost Stories

Professor of Parapsychology, Philip Goodman, is an arch-sceptic with a mission to debunk the paranormal, wherever it occurs.

But when he embarks on an investigation of three apparent hauntings – as ...

Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

In this collection of plays from one of our finest dramatists, Caryl Churchill demonstrates her remarkable ability to find new forms to express profound truths about the world we live in. Complete with ...

Miss Julie & Creditors

August Strindberg's classic portrayals of secrets and lies, seduction and power—both written in the summer of 1888—in brilliant new versions by Howard Brenton.

Miss Julie begins as a flirtatious ...

Mary's Babies

A thousand people. Meeting each other. Making friends. Having babies. Sharing their lives.

But whether they know it or not, they all share something else: the same father.

Maud Dromgoole's play Mary's ...

Princess & The Hustler

Meet Princess. A cheeky ten-year-old, with a plan to win the Weston-super-Mare Beauty Contest. Trouble is, her mum is busy working several jobs, her brother, a budding photographer, won't even take her ...

Contemporary Monologues for Teenagers: Female

Forty fantastic female speeches for teenagers, all written since the year 2000, by some of the most exciting and acclaimed writers working today.

Whether you're applying for drama school, taking an exam, ...

You Stupid Darkness!

In a cramped, crumbling office, four volunteers spend a few hours every Tuesday night on the phone telling strangers that everything is going to be okay.

As the outside world disintegrates, they teeter ...