Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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The Game Of Love And Chance

The best known play by one of the most performed French playwrights - a sparkling 18th-century comedy of manners. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Ghosts

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

An English version of Ibsen's great play, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Ghosts

Richard Eyre's version of Ibsen's Ghosts is a fresh and vivid depiction of a woman who yearns for emotional and sexual freedom, but who is too timid to achieve it.

The Government Inspector

A classic satire of provincial bureaucracy, in an English translation by Stephen Mulrine. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Great God Brown

A demonstration of O'Neill's expressionistic experimentation with masks to emphasise the distinction between characters, and the lack of understanding in human relationships.

    The Hairy Ape

    A nightmarish condemnation of the dehumanising effects of industrialisation on the American people.

      The Hairy Ape & All God's Chillun Got Wings

      Two powerful expressionist plays from the early career of one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

      Hamlet

      An edition of Shakespeare's play in the Shakespeare Folios series - offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

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      Hedda Gabler

      By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

      An English version of Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)

      Richard Eyre's high-profile adaptation of Ibsen's famous 'problem play' about a headstrong woman's determination to control those around her.

      Hedda Gabler (Abbey Theatre version)

      A fluid yet faithful adaptation of Ibsen's masterpiece.

      Henry IV Part I

      An edition of Shakespeare's play in the Shakespeare Folios series - offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

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      Henry IV Part II

      An edition of the play in the Shakespeare Folios series - offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

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      Henry V

      An edition of Shakespeare's play in the Shakespeare Folios series - offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

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      The Honest Whore

      A passionate tale of paternal disapproval and sexual deceit, following the lives of a princess and a whore.

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      The House of Bernarda Alba

      García Lorca's drama about the shattering effects of emotional repression on a family of cloistered daughters, in a version by playwright Rona Munro for the critically acclaimed Shared Experience Theatre Company.

      The House of Bernarda Alba

      Lorca's extraordinarily powerful drama, the last he wrote before his assassination, explores the darkness at the heart of repression.

      The Hypochondriac

      By Molière Translated by Martin Sorrell

      Molière's classic farce in a fresh and performable translation. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.