Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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Julius Caesar

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

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The Mayor of Queenborough, or Hengist, King of Kent

Middleton's only surviving historical play, published in the Nick Hern Books Globe Quartos series.

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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.

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.

Thomas More

The incendiary story of Henry VIII's chancellor, Sir Thomas More, executed for failing to arrange Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon.

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Women Beware Women

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

Don Carlos

Schiller's great tragedy transformed by Mike Poulton into an intense and gripping historical thriller.

Blood Wedding

García Lorca's blood-soaked story of doomed love, in a version by playwright Tanya Ronder.

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.

The Poor Man's Comfort

A Jacobean tragicomedy from 1617, about a shepherd who seeks redress for a miscarriage of justice.

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The Misanthrope

By Molière Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Molière's most-admired comedy of manners, about a man whose quickness to criticise the flaws in others, and in himself, leads him into deep trouble. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Scapino

By Molière Translated by Jeremy Sams

A superlative farce by the master of the form, Molière, written at the height of his powers, a masterclass in comic construction. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.