Some Of Us Exist In The Future
by Nkenna Akunna
Chiamaka is new to all this. Fresh off the plane from the UK, she’s new to Brooklyn and its extremes. She’s new to queer dating, to the realities of being an immigrant. Most of all, she’s new to the voices of the gods...
Utterly original, wryly funny and always gripping, Some Of Us Exist In The Future follows one woman’s journey to finding her place in a world that’s not all it seems.
Content warnings: references to drug use, discussions of mental illness, racism and homophobia, and some strong language. Suitable for ages 14+.
Some of Us Exist in the Future was first presented in Oct 2021 at the Bush Theatre, London before embarking on a UK tour. It is published digitally by Nick Hern Books.
Ghost Stories From An Old Country
by Tajinder Singh Hayer
Dalvir has always told a good ghost story, properly unsettling, dark tales to send a chill right through his younger brother Amar. But now Dalvir’s almost a ghost himself, cloistered and secretive. Amar desperately wants to reconnect with the only family he has left, but can he unravel Dalvir’s stories to find a way back to his brother?
Threaded through with captivating fables, Ghost Stories From An Old Country is a riveting and poignant exploration of the ties that bind us.
Content warnings: discussions of mental illness, suicide, therapy, and loss. Suitable for ages 12+.
Ghost Stories From An Old Country was first presented in Oct 2021 at the Bush Theatre, London before embarking on a UK tour. It is published digitally by Nick Hern Books.
The Silence and The Noise
by Tom Powell
Every teenager knows what it’s like to be stuck between things: childhood and maturity, innocence and experience, hope for the future and uncertainty about what that will be.
But Daize is torn between even greater challenges: her love for her vulnerable mother and her dangerous friendship with Ant. An outsider with knockout trainers, Ant has just appeared on her doorstep, bringing with him a whole world of trouble.
The Silence and The Noise beautifully captures the story of two young people on the edge.
Content warnings: strong language, with some references to violence, drug use and domestic abuse. Suitable for ages 14+.
The Silence and The Noise was first presented in Oct 2021 at the Bush Theatre, London before embarking on a UK tour. It is published digitally by Nick Hern Books.