Best Selling Paperback Books by Jack Thorne

Jack Thorne is the author of Bunny (2010), Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly (2019), Greenland (2011), Jack Thorne Plays (2014) and other 45 books.

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Bunny

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Bunny
An exhilarating coming-of-age drama for a solo performer. Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2010 Scorching heat. A fight. A car chase. A siege. When her boyfriend is attacked on the street, feisty eighteen-year-old Katie is thrust on a white-knuckle ride through one extraordinary evening. Amidst the baying for blood and the longing for love, Katie is forced to decide her future.

Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly

release date: Dec 17, 2019
Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by Jack Thorne. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Greenland

release date: Feb 17, 2011
Greenland
What on earth is happening to our planet? And who knows what to do? Certainties are few: every living thing is related to every other living thing; our actions have consequences; change is continual and inevitable. The National Theatre asked four of the country''s most exciting writers to investigate. The team spent six months interviewing key individuals from the worlds of science, politics, business and philosophy to create a fast-paced and provocative new play. Greenland premiered at the National Theatre, London, in February 2011.

Jack Thorne Plays

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Jack Thorne Plays
Acclaimed for his TV screenplays (Skins; This is England), as well as his original plays and adaptations (Let the Right One In), Jack Thorne is one of the most distinctive talents working in theatre today. This collection of Thorne''s early plays, with a revealing introduction by the author, includes the following works:When You Cure Me; Stacy; 2nd May 1997; Bunny; Red Car, Blue Car; andMydidae.

After Life

release date: Sep 13, 2022
After Life
A new play by Jack Thorne adapted from Hirokazu Kore-eda''s award-winning film

Let the Right One in

release date: Oct 18, 2018
Let the Right One in
Oskar is a bullied, lonely teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town when a spate of sinister killings rock the neighborhood. Eli is the young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn''t go to school and never leaves the flat by day. Sensing in each other a kindred spirit, the two become devoted friends. What Oskar doesn''t know is that Eli has been a teenager for a very long time. An enchanting, brutal vampire myth and coming-of-age love story adapted from the best-selling novel and award-winning film.

The End of History...

release date: Jun 27, 2019
The End of History...
A new play from the writer of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Mydidae

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Mydidae
An unflinching examination of a young couple struggling to move on from the death of their infant daughter.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II (Special Rehearsal Edition)

release date: Jul 31, 2016
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II (Special Rehearsal Edition)
The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London''s West End on July 30, 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn''t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

The Solid Life of Sugar Water

release date: Jan 01, 2015
The Solid Life of Sugar Water
Phil and Alice are in love - familiar, flawed, ordinary love. They are on a journey, but this journey doesn''t have an A to Z. Jack Thorne''s The Solid Life of Sugar Water is an intimate, tender play about loss, hurt and rediscovery. It previewed at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth, and premiered at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, in a co-production between Graeae Theatre Company and Theatre Royal Plymouth.

Hope

release date: Feb 01, 2015
Hope
A play about the moral challenges of cutting local government services, written with Jack Thorne''s trademark wit, intelligence and humanity.

Stacy

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Stacy
Double volume of plays from this challenging, disturbing and distinctive new voice (London Times).

Junkyard

release date: Mar 02, 2017
Junkyard
"Who''d want to join in building a fucking playground." It''s 1979, rubbish is on the streets of Bristol, and it''s tricky being Fiz. She''s thirteen, she''s got no money, her sister''s pregnant and her mum thinks she''s a waste of space... Rick remembers what it''s like to be a teenager. So he thinks it won''t take much to get a bunch of kids to help him build a playground out of junk. He''s wrong. It takes everything he''s got. But when it''s finished, it''s going to be something. It''s going to be everything...

When You Cure Me

release date: Jan 01, 2005
When You Cure Me
Rachel and Peter are seventeen. They have been going out for six months and it''s love''s young dream. Then Rachel gets ill. She doesn''t want her mum to fuss; she doesn''t want Alice to pretend she''s her best friend; and she certainly doesn''t want Alice''s boyfriend telling bad jokes at her bedside. The only person she wants is Peter, but Peter doesn''t know what he wants. Premiered at The Bush Theatre, London, When You Cure Me is a bittersweet and poignant tale of love and misunderstanding - and discovering that what you say and do can be very different from what you think and feel.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two

release date: Jul 25, 2017
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two
The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. It''s been nineteen years since Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger saved the wizarding world, and now they''re back on a most extraordinary adventure, joined by a brave new generation that''s only just arrived at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son, Albus, struggles with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present collide, both father and son are locked in a race through time as they battle mysterious forces, all while the future hangs in the balance. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the complete and unabridged playscript of the award-winning West End production. This edition includes the final dialogue and stage directions of the original, two-part play, a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and playwright Jack Thorne, the Potter family tree, and a timeline of key events in the wizarding world leading up to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Burying Your Brother in the Pavement

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Burying Your Brother in the Pavement
Written specifically for young people, Burying Your Brother in the Pavement was part of the National Theatre Connections Festival 2008. It has been a favorite with schools, youth groups and drama clubs ever since. It is published here for the first time as an easy to use, handy single volume play text.

A Plea for Social Justice for the Negro Woman ...

Ma and Pa, the Girl on the Cass Street Bus

Recollections of a Sleeping Car Porter

release date: Jun 28, 2018

Red Car, Blue Car

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Red Car, Blue Car
''Red Car, Blue Car'' is a heartbreaking short play about guilt, grief and responsibility, written for and performed at the Bush in 2011.
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