NHB Classic Plays

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Medea

The powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children as revenge for her husband's infidelity. 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.

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.

Blood Wedding

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

The Country Wife

A classically bawdy Restoration Comedy, widely regarded as one of the filthiest and funniest plays ever written.

The Rover

A classic Restoration comedy by one of the earliest and most celebrated female playwrights. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's undying comedy – in an edition to fit any handbag.

An Ideal Husband

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, exploring corruption and morality, and bringing an act of political sin into the heart of the English home.

Lady Windermere's Fan

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

Much Ado About Nothing (West End edition)

A consummate romantic comedy that dramatises the battle of the sexes with a dazzling display of Shakespeare's wit and wordplay.

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Wilde: Four Plays

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

Richard III (West End edition)

Jamie Lloyd's version of Shakespeare's Richard III, edited for his Trafalgar Transformed production of the play in 2014, with additional bonus material.

Ibsen: Three Plays

Ibsen's three great 'problem plays', A Doll's House, Ghosts and Hedda Gabler, in sensitive and playable translations from the original Norwegian, along with a full introduction to the author, his times and his work.

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Creditors

Passionate, dangerously funny, and enduringly perceptive, a wickedly enjoyable black comedy that Strindberg considered his masterpiece.

Lorca: Three Plays

Three of Federico García Lorca's most famous plays in a single volume: Blood Wedding, Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba. Translated from the Spanish and introduced by one of Scotland's finest playwrights, Jo Clifford.

A New Way to Please You (or The Old Law)

A black comedy about a question that haunts us today - what to do about an ageing population.

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Believe What You Will

A Middle-Eastern leader comes out of hiding, and is hounded from state to state by the forces of the Roman Empire who threaten sanctions and ultimately war on anyone who harbours him.

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John Gabriel Borkman

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

A sparkling translation of Ibsen's penultimate play.

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