ImagiNation Plays

Here are your plays. Explore and download all the ImagiNation stories below 

You can browse the full selection or use the tags to look for something more specific. To find out more about the writers and to download the play click on the ‘read more’ button.  

Find one that is just right for you and think about how you might perform it. In most cases, the writers have given you some ideas and clues in the ways to perform their stories – be bold and see what you come up with.  

Don’t forget that reading a script is a bit different to reading a book. When it’s written, a book is finished but a script is still waiting for the actors to perform it and bring it to life. We suggest reading the script out loud so you hear what it sounds like.

Want to get some top tips from professionals? then watch our How To…series – the link is at the bottom of the page.

Up in your head

by Jon Brittain.

All the things you have thought of while in lockdown and more.

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SHUGA_B*TT

by Ryan Calais Cameron.

Dating is hard at the best of times; try it while in lockdown.

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Sky

by Alex Critoph.

Mother Nature is holed up in a cottage listening to Lizzo; and she needs to get something off her chest.

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Silence

by Zinnie Harris.

Two women, family and an unlikely friendship.

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The Pillow Whisperers

by Matilda Ibini.

PJ and SILKY are broadcasting live on their internet radio show – but who is listening?

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A Three Year Old in Lockdown

by Asif Khan.

Step inside the glorious mind of a 3 year old during lockdown.

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Karaoke

by Geraldine Lang.

Stuck in a cupboard hiding from the kids while singing karaoke – all in a day’s work.

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Gasp. Exhale.

by Bethan Marlow.

Slime, home schooling, wine and the pressure of being the perfect parent.

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Long Distance Call

by Eoin McAndrew.

When reality is too hard to face, fantasy is the only option.

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The Apple Pickers

by Nicholas McQuillan.

A son away from home and a worried mother. A story of belonging and survival.

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The Great Big Green Ham

by Nessah Muthy.

Have you met The Great Big Green Ham? If not, why not?

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Chinese Takeaways

by Amy Ng.

Three friends face up to the real monster the virus has created.

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SAY SOMETHING

by Chinonyerem Odimba.

When noisy neighbours become a surpising comfort.

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Human Again

by Lettie Precious.

A reflection on missing the chaos of the outside world.

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Chinny Chin Chin

by Leo Skilbeck.

A family favourite fairytale for a lockdown era.

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All Noise

by Julie Tsang.

When trying to care for your family in lockdown becomes one big noise.

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Tactile Nature

by Daniel Ward.

A poetic tribute to the sacrifices of nature.

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Being Human

by Timberlake Wertenbaker.

It’s easy being a human right? A bee tries to find out.

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Falling

by Roy Williams OBE.

All Jerry wants is to keep the general public two meters apart.

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