Classic Drama

This section contains titles labelled Classic Drama (pre-1945) and Ancient Classic Drama.

Showing 181-198 of 262 items.

Romeo and Juliet

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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Life is a Dream (Donmar Warehouse version)

A classic from the Spanish Golden Age, Calderón's richly poetic, epic masterpiece explores illusion, reality, fate and destiny against the backdrop of a mythical Polish kingdom.

Medea (Northern Broadsides version)

By Euripides Adapted by Tom Paulin

Euripides' tragedy, reworked by poet Tom Paulin into lithe and sinewy modern English.

London Assurance

A classic comedy of manners with two of the great comic roles of the English stage, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Salome

The savage power of ancient myth collides with twentieth-century decadence in Oscar Wilde's astonishing tragedy.

Spring Awakening

Frank Wedekind's famously banned German play about adolescent sexuality.

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The Master Builder

An enthralling version of an unforgettable Ibsen classic.

Ivanov

Chekhov's compelling early play, set in a country weighed down by political, ideological and spiritual stagnation. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Yerma

Lorca's tale of an impassioned, childless woman who is driven by madness to commit a heinous crime. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Flare Path

A moving story of love and loyalty, courage and fear, based on Terence Rattigan's own experiences as a tail gunner in the Second World War.

The School for Husbands & The Imaginary Cuckold, or Sganarelle

Translated by Richard Wilbur

English verse translations of Molière's two great comedies of marriage and misunderstanding.

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Lovers' Quarrels

Translated by Richard Wilbur

An English verse translation of Molière's second verse comedy, featuring a heroine masquerading as a man, yet unable to evade Cupid.

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The Bungler

Translated by Richard Wilbur

An English verse translation of Molière's first great play.

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Amphitryon

Translated by Richard Wilbur

Molière's Amphitryon is based on a play by Plautus. In Molière's version, Jupiter's love affairs allude to those of the French king.

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The Winter's Tale

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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Cardenio

Shakespeare's 'lost play' re-imagined

Set in the heat and dust of Andalusia in seventeenth-century Spain, Cardenio is the story of a friendship betrayed, with all the elements of a thriller: disguise, dishonour and deceit.

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The City Madam (RSC edition)

A waspish city comedy attacking the vices of hypocrisy, greed, self-indulgence and social pretension.

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The League of Youth

Ibsen's political comedy, in a crisp and satirical version by Andy Barrett.