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Classic Drama

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

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Lady Windermere's Fan

A biting satire on the morals of Victorian society, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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The Dance of Death

Strindberg's chilling anatomy of a marriage, in which the two partners duel with each other until one is utterly defeated.

A Dream Play

Caryl Churchill's spare and resonant version of Strindberg's enigmatic masterpiece.

King Lear

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 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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The Mandate

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

All's Well That Ends Well

An edition of Shakespeare's play in the authoritative and accessible Shakespeare Folios series.

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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.

Electra

A tragic tale of duty, retribution and fate, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Celestina

A pivotal work of European culture, with a character that has inspired artists from Goya to Picasso.

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Women of Troy

By Euripides Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Euripides' great tragedy, covering themes of religious scepticism, the injustices within roles for women and the destructive power of war. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Electra

Euripides' version of the Ancient Greek myth of revenge on a murdering parent. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

 

As You Like It

An edition of Shakespeare's play that offers the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

Macbeth

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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Richard II

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

Three Sisters

Nicholas Wright's version of Chekhov's masterpiece, in which four young people are left stranded in a provincial backwater following the death of their father.

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Nathan the Wise

Lessing's 18th-century masterpiece, a passionate plea for religious tolerance.

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The Shoemakers' Holiday

A rumbustious Elizabethan comedy featuring identity fraud, love triangles and a marriage proposal disguised as a shoe fitting. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.