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Teaching guide: suggested plays

This list suggests plays that you can use for the practical component. Please refer to the specification to make sure that you do not choose any prohibited play combinations.

TitleAuthor
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee
A Small Family BusinessAlan Ayckbourn
LysistrataAristophanes
Scenes From An ExecutionHoward Barker
CockMike Bartlett
King Charles IIIMike Bartlett
The ContainerClare Bayley
Waiting For GodotSamuel Beckett
The History BoysAlan Bennett
EastSteven Berkoff
London RoadAlecky Blythe/Adam Cork
SavedEdward Bond
Mother CourageBertolt Brecht
The Resistible Rise Of Arturo UiBertolt Brecht
Hobson’s ChoiceHarold Brighouse
Black WatchGregory Burke
MojoJez Butterworth
The CagebirdsDavid Campton
RoadJim Cartwright
Uncle VanyaAnton Chekhov
The SeagullAnton Chekhov
Serious MoneyCaryl Churchill
Top GirlsCaryl Churchill
MnemonicComplicite
The Street Of CrocodilesComplicite
Private LivesNoel Coward
Attempts On Her LifeMartin Crimp
Death And The MaidenAriel Dorfman
EverymanCarol Ann Duffy
Rita, Sue And Bob TooAndrea Dunbar
The VisitFriedrich Durrenmatt
MedeaEuripides/Ben Power
The Trojan WomenEuripides
The Beaux StratagemGeorge Farquhar
‘Tis Pity She’s A WhoreJohn Ford
DemocracyMichael Frayn
Dancing At LughnasaBrian Friel
BouncersJohn Godber
ShakersJohn Godber
Tory BoyzJames Graham
DunsinaneDavid Greig
Dead Dog In A SuitcaseCarl Grose/Kneehigh
The Absence Of WarDavid Hare
Stuff HappensDavid Hare
100Christopher Heimann/Neil Monaghan
A Doll’s HouseHenrik Ibsen
GhostsHenrik Ibsen
The ChairsEugene Ionesco
King Ubu (Ubu Roi)Alfred Jarry
YenAmanda Jordan
4:48 PsychosisSarah Kane
The Laramie ProjectMoises Kaufman/Tectonic
ChimericaLucy Kirkwood
Angels In AmericaTony Kushner
Elmina’s KitchenKwame Kwei-Armah
FrozenBryony Lavery
StockholmBryony Lavery/Frantic Assembly
Abigail’s PartyMike Leigh
Her Naked SkinRebecca Lenkiewicz
Guys And DollsLoesser/Loewe
The House Of Bernada AlbaFederico Garcia Lorca
The Cripple Of InishmaanMartin McDonagh
The PillowmanMartin McDonagh
The SeafarerConor McPherson
CloserPatrick Marber
Edward IIChristopher Marlowe
Death Of A SalesmanArthur Miller
The Wonderful World Of DissociaAnthony Neilson
Clybourne ParkBruce Norris
The Colour Of Justice Richard Norton-Taylor
LootJoe Orton
What The Butler SawJoe Orton
Look Back In AngerJohn Osborne
ConstellationsNick Payne
BetrayalHarold Pinter
The CaretakerHarold Pinter
Girls Like That Evan Placey
EnronLucy Prebble
MonstersNiklas Radstrom
pool (no water)Mark Ravenhill/Frantic Assembly
ArtYasmina Reza
Brief EncounterEmma Rice/Kneehigh
No Exit Jean-Paul Sartre
Mary StuartFriedrich Schiller
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare
Hamlet William Shakespeare
Henry VWilliam Shakespeare
Buried ChildSam Shepard
The RivalsRichard Brinsley Sheridan
The RiotsGillian Slovo
Talking To TerroristsRobin Soans
OedipusSophocles
Tusk TuskPolly Stenham
Harper ReganSimon Stephens
Punk RockSimon Stephens
Five Kinds Of SilenceShelagh Stephenson
ArcadiaTom Stoppard
Miss JulieAugust Strindberg
The Playboy Of The Western World J M Synge
MachinalSophie Treadwell
Breathing CorpsesLaura Wade
PoshLaura Wade
The Duchess Of MalfiJohn Webster
Spring AwakeningFranz Wedekind/Anya Reis
Marat/SadePeter Weiss
For The Love Of A NightingaleTimberlake Wertenbaker
Chips With Everything Arnold Wesker
An Ideal HusbandOscar Wilde
Our TownThornton Wilder
Days Of SignificanceRoy Williams
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams
A Streetcar Named DesireTennessee Williams
Not About NightingalesTennessee Williams
Unprotected Esther Wilson/John Fay