Classic Drama

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

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The Wild Duck

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Ibsen's masterpiece of modern tragicomedy, in an English translation by Stephen Mulrine. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Father

Strindberg's gripping psychological drama about the battle of the sexes, in a version by Mike Poulton.

Summerfolk

By Maxim Gorky Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Gorky's magnificent play about the Russian bourgeois social class and the changes occurring around them in the middle of the first decade of the twentieth century. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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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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Orestes: Blood and Light

By Helen Edmundson Original author Euripides

An explosive retelling of the most savage and powerful of ancient myths - the story of avenging siblings, Electra and Orestes.

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The Greek Plays

Modern adaptations of classic Greek texts.

The Man of Mode

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

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

A delightfully lewd city comedy by the co-author of The Changeling.

The Oresteia

Aeschylus' great trilogy of Greek tragedies: Agamemnon, Choephori (Libation-Bearers) and Eumenides (The Furies).

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.

The Enchantment

The extraordinary and mesmeric play by the Swedish author who was reputedly a model for Miss Julie and Hedda Gabler.

Wilde: Four Plays

All four of Oscar Wilde's famous plays in one volume, with an introduction by Emma French.

La Ronde

Schnitzler's famous 'daisy-chain' play of sexual coupling, set in Vienna in the 1890s. In the 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.

Blood Wedding (Drama Classic)

García Lorca's passionate, lyrical tale of longing and revenge: a twentieth century masterpiece.

Rosmersholm

A portrait of idealism and democracy floundering in a society of conservatism and opportunism, considered by many to be Ibsen's dramatic masterpiece.

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Antigone

A muscular version of Sophocles' timeless masterpiece, offering a profound reflection on the nature of power, democracy and human rights.

Fuente Ovejuna

A masterpiece by one of the greatest writers of the Spanish Golden Age, including one of the most memorable acts of resistance in world drama.