Kenneth McLeish

Kenneth McLeish was the most widely respected and prolific translator of drama in Britain and, until his early death in 1997, edited the NHB Drama Classics series.

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Medea (Drama Classics)

The powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children as revenge for her husband's infidelity. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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.

Ubu (The Ubu Plays)

By Alfred Jarry Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Alfred Jarry's trilogy of plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu, satirising power, greed, and bourgeois pretension.

Miss Julie (Drama Classics)

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

A Doll's House

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Ibsen's revolutionary tale of a woman's awakening to her need for a life of her own.

An Italian Straw Hat

A classic 19th-century French farce, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Poetics

By Aristotle Translated by Kenneth McLeish

A clear and authoritative edition of one of the most influential tracts in world theatre, a text that is crucial to an understanding of how drama works, and how it has evolved.

The Master Builder (Drama Classics)

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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Don Juan

By Molière Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Molière's comedy about the notorious womaniser, in a fresh and performable translation by Kenneth McLeish.

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Bacchae

The story of revenge by the half-man, half-god Dionysos on Pentheus, King of Thebes, and all his people.

Peer Gynt

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Ibsen's mighty epic, by turns fantastic and tragic, based on the Norwegian fairy tale Per Gynt. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

A Flea in Her Ear

A classic French farce of infidelity and mistaken identity. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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