NHB Classic Plays

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The Great God Brown

A demonstration of O'Neill's expressionistic experimentation with masks to emphasise the distinction between characters, and the lack of understanding in human relationships.

    Greek Tragedy: Three Plays

    Three of the most famous tragedies from Ancient Greece - Antigone, Bacchae and Medea - all featuring female protagonists.

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    The Hairy Ape

    A nightmarish condemnation of the dehumanising effects of industrialisation on the American people.

      Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)

      Richard Eyre's high-profile adaptation of Ibsen's famous 'problem play' about a headstrong woman's determination to control those around her.

      Hedda Gabler (Abbey Theatre version)

      A fluid yet faithful adaptation of Ibsen's masterpiece.

      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.

      The House of Bernarda Alba

      García Lorca's drama about the shattering effects of emotional repression on a family of cloistered daughters, in a version by playwright Rona Munro for the critically acclaimed Shared Experience Theatre Company.

      The House of Bernarda Alba

      Lorca's extraordinarily powerful drama, the last he wrote before his assassination, explores the darkness at the heart of repression.

      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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      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.

      The Importance of Being Earnest

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

      John Gabriel Borkman

      By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

      A sparkling translation of Ibsen's penultimate play.

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      John Gabriel Borkman

      Nicholas Wright's sensitive version of Ibsen's late play, about a family brought low by the disgrace and imprisonment of its patriarch.

      Judgement Day

      An adaptation of Ibsen's extraordinary last play, When We Dead Awaken, one of his most deeply personal works.

      King Ubu

      Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension, the first of his three plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu.

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        The Lady from the Sea

        Ibsen's moving play about duty and self-determination, relocated to the Caribbean in the 1950s.

        Lady Windermere's Fan

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

        The League of Youth

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