Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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Miss Julie & Creditors

Two plays by August Strindberg

August Strindberg's classic portrayals of secrets and lies, seduction and power – both written in the summer of 1888 – in brilliant new versions by Howard Brenton.

Miss Julie

Strindberg's classic naturalistic play, translated and introduced by Kenneth McLeish. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Miss Julie

A brilliant adaptation of Strindberg's groundbreaking masterpiece.

The Miser

By Molière Translated by Martin Sorrell

Molière's story of a covetous old miser, obsessively protecting his hoard of gold and neglecting his long-suffering children. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classic series.

The Misanthrope

By Molière Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Molière's most-admired comedy of manners, about a man whose quickness to criticise the flaws in others, and in himself, leads him into deep trouble. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

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

The Merry Devil of Edmonton

A popular comedy from the early-17th century, combining romance, magic, deer poaching and abduction from a nunnery. Part of the Nick Hern Books Globe Quartos series.

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Medea (Headlong version)

By Euripides Adapted by Mike Bartlett

A bold new version of the classic tragedy by one of Britain's hottest playwrights.

Measure for Measure

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 Mayor of Queenborough, or Hengist, King of Kent

Middleton's only surviving historical play, published in the Nick Hern Books Globe Quartos series.

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The Master Builder

An enthralling version of an unforgettable Ibsen classic.

The Master Builder

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Ibsen's study of the corrosive effects of a guilty conscience. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Mary Stuart

Schiller's grand historical tragedy, a battle of wits between Mary Queen of Scots and her captor, Queen Elizabeth I.

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The Marriage of Figaro

A classic five-act French comedy by Beaumarchais, the source for Mozart's famous opera of the same name. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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The Mandate

A chillingly grotesque farce set in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution.

The Man of Mode

The best comedy of manners written in England before Congreve. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Malcontent

A tragicomedy full of courtly intrigue, betrayal and jealousy. In the Nick Hern Books RSC Classics series.

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A Mad World, My Masters

A masterly satire of London society at the turn of the 17th century, abounding with Middleton's craft and wit.

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