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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.

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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Electra

Euripides' version of the Ancient Greek myth of revenge on a murdering parent. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

 

Hecuba

By Euripides Translated by Marianne McDonald

An English translation of Euripides' classic tragedy, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Summerfolk

By Maxim Gorky Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Gorky's magnificent play about the Russian bourgeois social class and the changes occurring around them in the middle of the first decade of the twentieth century. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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The Beggar's Opera

John Gay's bawdy and burlesque pastiche of classical Italian opera, often regarded as the world's first ever musical.

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

A delightfully lewd city comedy by the co-author of The Changeling.

Snuff

A short play about an Iraqi War veteran.

The Price of a Fish Supper

A short play about a man whose fortunes have declined along with the Scottish fishing industry in which he has worked all his life.

Better Days Better Knights

A sweet-hearted tale of a washed-up knight-of-old, from the grandfather of modern Scottish playwriting.

Ramallah

A short play about a writer returning home from Palestine to his wife, and being gently challenged as to where exactly his priorities lie.

54% Acrylic

A short play about a young woman who, after shoplifting for the first time, is chased by the store detective.

Harm (short play)

A short play about a father and son waiting in a new 'self-harming unit'.

The Basement Flat

A short and unnerving play about families, property and rampant vegetation.

Distracted

A darkly surreal and richly comic short play about a deeply unusual mother and son relationship.

The Importance of Being Alfred

A short play about Lord Alfred Douglas, the former lover of Oscar Wilde, and his latter years as the supporter of a prominent homophobe.

Caresses

By Sergi Belbel Translated by John London

An acclaimed Catalan drama that presesnt a disturbing picture of contemporary Western society set against a background of urban alienation and violence.

The Scorched Garden

By Juan Mayorga Translated by Nick Darke

A play about a group of inmates who have been locked up in a mental hospital since the Spanish Civil War.