NHB Classic Plays

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The Way of the World

A classic comedy of manners from the Restoration period. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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The Wedding

A one-act play by Chekhov in a translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

    The White Devil (RSC version)

    A violent tragedy, regarded as one of the great works of Jacobean theatre. Features the text edited for the 2014 RSC production, and introductions by key members of its creative team.

    The White Devil

    The Italian Court is riddled with corruption in this classic Jacobean tragedy. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

    By D H Lawrence Introduction by Colin Counsell

    An intense and powerful drama set in a Nottinghamshire mining town. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    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.

    Wilde: Four Plays

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

    The Winter's Tale (Plays at the Garrick edition)

    The official tie-in edition to the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's 2015 production, starring Judi Dench. Featuring exclusive additional content.

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    The Winter's Tale

    An edition of the play in the Shakespeare Folios series - offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

    The Wise Woman of Hoxton

    A city comedy complete with cross-dressing and disguise, dating from around 1605.

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    The Witch of Edmonton

    Dekker, Ford and Rowley's remarkable play, published here in an RSC Prompt Book edition with introductions by key members of the creative team behind the RSC revival in 2014.

    The Witches of Lancashire

    A sensational dramatisation of the seventeenth-century witch trials, first performed at the original Globe Theatre in 1634.

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    A Woman Killed with Kindness

    A startling domestic thriller from the seventeenth century, one of the first tragedies ever to be written about ordinary people. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    A Woman of No Importance

    Oscar Wilde's audacious drama of social scandal centres around the revelation of a long-concealed secret. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    Women Beware Women

    A Jacobean gore-fest of enforced seduction and ultimate revenge. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    Women of Troy

    By Euripides Translated by Kenneth McLeish

    Euripides' great tragedy, covering themes of religious scepticism, the injustices within roles for women and the destructive power of war. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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    Woyzeck

    One of the most performed and influential plays in German theatre, a modern classic that remains frighteningly relevant today. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    Yerma

    Lorca's tale of an impassioned, childless woman who is driven by madness to commit a heinous crime. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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