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Now licensing over 1,000 Nick Hern Books titles!
28 Jan


With over 1,000 plays on their list, Nick Hern Books is home to the most exciting and acclaimed writers working today - including Mike Bartlett, Howard Brenton, Jez Butterworth, Caryl Churchill, David Edgar, Helen Edmundson, Ella Hickson, Sam Holcroft, Robert Holman, debbie tucker green, Arinzé Kene, Lucy Kirkwood, Conor McPherson, Rona Munro, Winsome Pinnock, Nina Raine, Jack Thorne, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Enda Walsh and Nicholas Wright.

From exciting new drama to popular classics and literary adaptations, there’s something for every amateur theatre company, school or youth group to perform.

Play titles include: 
BLUE STOCKINGS by Jessica Swale
GIRLS LIKE THAT by Evan Placey
PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK by Joan Lindsay, adapted by Tom Wright
BRAINSTORM: THE ORIGINAL PLAYSCRIPT by Ned Glasier, Emily Lim and Company Three
WENDY & PETER PAN by Ella Hickson after J.M. Barrie
THE SKRIKER by Caryl Churchill
THE WARDROBE by Sam Holcroft
100 by Christopher Heimann, Neil Monaghan and Diene Petterle
DRACULA By Bram Stoker Adapted by Liz Lochhead
GREAT EXPECTATIONS By Charles Dickens Adapted by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod
and many, many more!

Browse and apply for the performing rights of Nick Hern Books titles direct from 

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