Plays 2018-03-21T21:22:11+00:00

About Nick’s Plays

Nick wrote a huge variety of stage plays and lesser-known works, as well as scripts for radio, film and TV. Many of his plays were initially staged by some of Britain’s leading theatre companies and were later performed all over the world.

We are very interested in expanding our archive of material relating to Nick’s work. If you have any photos, posters, reviews, extracts or any other material relating to Nick’s work, we would love to hear from you. Feel free to email us or get in touch via the Contact page and let us know what you’ve got.


Laughing Gas

Laughing Gas Written by Carl Grose in 2005 from Nick's [...]


Other Plays

Other Plays   Mother Goose (1974 - Victoria Theatre, Stoke [...]


Cider With Rosie

Cider With Rosie Written in 1981. An adaptation of Laurie [...]



Landmarks Written in 1979. Originally performed at the Chester Gateway [...]


Say Your Prayers

Say Your Prayers Written in 1981. Performed by Joint Stock [...]


The Catch

The Catch Written in 1981. Originally performed at The Royal [...]


The Body

The Body Written in 1983. Originally staged by the RSC. [...]



Bud Written in 1985. Originally performed by the RSC. A [...]


Ting Tang Mine

Ting Tang Mine Written in 1987. Originally staged by the [...]


Koyt / The Bogus

Koyt / The Bogus When an assassin's bullet lands Arthur [...]


Kissing the Pope

Kissing the Pope Written in 1989. Originally staged by the [...]


Danger My Ally

Danger My Ally Written in 1993. Originally staged by Kneehigh [...]


Hell’s Mouth

Hell's Mouth Written in 1992. Originally staged by the RSC [...]


The Dead Monkey

The Dead Monkey Written in 1986. Originally staged by the [...]


The Riot

The Riot Written in 2000. Originally staged by National Theatre [...]

If you are interested in finding out about or performing any of these works, please contact his agent, Cathy King, at:

Independent Talent Group Limited
40 Whitfield Street
Telephone +44 (0)20 7636 6565

Chronology of Plays

  • Mother Goose (1974 – Victoria Theatre, Stoke on Trent)
  • Never Say Rabbit in a Boat (1977 – Victoria Theatre, Stoke on Trent)
  • Low Tide (1977 – Plymouth Theatre Company)
  • Sinbad the Sailor (1978 – Victoria Theatre, Stoke on Trent)
  • Summer Trade (1979 – Orchard Theatre)
  • Beauty and the Beast (1979 – Orchard Theatre)
  • Landmarks (1979 – Chester Gateway Theatre)
  • A Tickle on the River’s Back (1979 – Theatre Royal Stratford East)
  • High Water (1980 – RSC)
  • Say Your Prayers (1981 – Joint Stock Theatre Company)
  • The Catch (1981 – The Royal Court Theatre Upstairs)
  • Cider with Rosie (1981)
  • Lowestoft Man (1982 – Orchard Theatre Company)
  • The Body (1983 – RSC)
  • The Earth Turned Inside Out (1984 – community play)
  • Bud (1985 – RSC)
  • The Oven Glove Murders (1986 – The Bush Theatre, London)
  • The Dead Monkey (1986 – RSC)
  • Ting Tang Mine (1987 – National Theatre)
  • A Place Called Mars (1988 – community play)
  • Kissing The Pope (1989 – RSC)
  • Fears and Miseries of the Third Term (1989 – Young Vic Studio)
  • Hell’s Mouth (1992 – RSC)
  • Danger My Ally (1993 – Kneehigh Theatre)
  • The Bogus (1994 – Kneehigh Theatre)
  • Knock Out The Pin (1994 – Cornwall Youth Theatre Company)
  • The King of Prussia (1996 – Plymouth Theatre Royal/Kneehigh Theatre)
  • The Man with Green Hair (1997)
  • The Riot (2000 – National Theatre)