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New Samuel French Publications

Shop the latest Samuel French playtexts, featuring the brilliant new writing from across the UK and Ireland.

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  • White Pearl
    White Pearl

    Anchuli Felicia King

  • Hoard

    Bim Adewunmi

    Full Length Play 1m, 4f
  • All Mod Cons
    All Mod Cons

    Erica Murray

    Full Length Play, Dark Comedy
  • My Left Nut
    My Left Nut

    Michael Patrick, Oisín Kearney

    Monologues 1m
  • The Worst Witch
    The Worst Witch

    Multiple Authors

    Full Length Play 10f
  • Oh My Nellie Bly
    Oh My Nellie Bly

    Annemarie Lewis Thomas, Nick Stimson

    Full Length Musical, Comedy 8m, 16f
  • In Our Veins
    In Our Veins

    Lee Coffey

    Full Length Play, Drama 3m, 3f
  • Ali and Dahlia
    Ali and Dahlia

    Tariq Jordan

    Full Length Play, Drama 2m, 1f

The plays of Tennessee Williams

Get to know the work of the Pulitzer prize-winning playwright.

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Stage plays from the Queen of Crime

Discover the Agatha Christie Collection

After a two-year research project - which explored Christie’s work in circulation, revisited original manuscripts, and remastered existing plays – we’re proud to license and publish 25 titles in the newly expanded Agatha Christie Collection. Discover thrilling melodramas and classic whodunnits, dark comedies and Christie’s only historical epic.

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The Royal Court Bookshop

Our Bookshop is now open in its new home at The Royal Court Theatre. Browse our extensive range of playtexts and drama books, enjoy a cup of coffee, or join us for an author event.

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