Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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She Stoops to Conquer

The best-loved English comedy of the 18th century, a lighthearted farce full of entanglements and misunderstandings, all set over the course of single, eventful night. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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 Marriage of Figaro

A classic five-act French comedy by Beaumarchais, the source for Mozart's famous opera of the same name. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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La Ronde

Schnitzler's famous 'daisy-chain' play of sexual coupling, set in Vienna in the 1890s. In the Drama Classics series.

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

A classic satire on chivalric romances. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Tartuffe

By Molière Translated by Martin Sorrell

Moliere's comic masterpiece about an irreclaimable hypocrite - one of the most famous French plays of all time.

The Shoemakers' Holiday

A rumbustious Elizabethan comedy featuring identity fraud, love triangles and a marriage proposal disguised as a shoe fitting. 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.

The Miser

By Molière Translated by Martin Sorrell

Molière's story of a covetous old miser, obsessively protecting his hoard of gold and neglecting his long-suffering children. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classic series.

The Dance of Death

Strindberg's chilling anatomy of a marriage, in which the two partners duel with each other until one is utterly defeated.

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Lady Windermere's Fan

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

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.

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