NHB Classic Plays

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Miss Julie

A brilliant adaptation of Strindberg's groundbreaking masterpiece.

Medea (Northern Broadsides version)

By Euripides Adapted by Tom Paulin

Euripides' tragedy, reworked by poet Tom Paulin into lithe and sinewy modern English.

Medea (Theatre Babel version)

By Euripides Adapted by Liz Lochhead

Euripides' classic story of the woman who murders her own children in revenge for her husband's infidelity, here given a distinctive Scots flavour by the poet and playwright Liz Lochhead.

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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.

Medea (National Theatre of Scotland version)

By Euripides Adapted by Liz Lochhead

Euripides' classic story of the woman who murders her own children in revenge for her husband's infidelity, here given a distinctive Scots flavour by the poet and playwright Liz Lochhead.

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The Master Builder

An enthralling version of an unforgettable Ibsen classic.

Mary Stuart

Schiller's grand historical tragedy, a battle of wits between Mary Queen of Scots and her captor, Queen Elizabeth I.

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The Mandate

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

The Machine Wreckers

By Ernst Toller Translated by Ashley Dukes

A classic of German expressionism by an active revolutionary who was also an accomplished poet and playwright.

The Machine Gunners (stage version)

A thrilling adaptation of the beloved, award-winning children's novel.

Machinal

A powerful expressionist drama from the 1920s about the dependent status of women in an increasingly mechanised society, based on the true story of Ruth Snyder.

Machinal (2018 edition)

A powerful expressionist drama from the 1920s about the dependent status of women in an increasingly mechanised society, based on the true story of Ruth Snyder.

Lulu

The first version of Wedekind's celebrated erotic masterpiece to be based on the author's original text, restoring the clarity, the daring and the sexual explicitness of a modern masterpiece written a hundred years before its time.

Luise Miller

A masterpiece of power and politics that explores the battle between honour and corruption, between truth and betrayal.

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.

Little Eyolf

Ibsen's forensic examination of a marriage as it falls apart, in a version by Richard Eyre.

Liolà

By Tanya Ronder Original author Luigi Pirandello

A funny and touching new version of Pirandello's high-spirited drama, set at the heart of a rural community where property and family unleash fierce passions.

Life is a Dream (Donmar Warehouse version)

A classic from the Spanish Golden Age, Calderón's richly poetic, epic masterpiece explores illusion, reality, fate and destiny against the backdrop of a mythical Polish kingdom.