Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

Showing 97-108 of 207 items.

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.

Macbeth

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

  • Paperback£12.99 £10.39
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

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.

Love in Idleness/Less Than Kind

The third in Terence Rattigan's unofficial trilogy of war plays, published alongside an earlier version of the play, Less Than Kind, never staged during Rattigan's lifetime.

Long Day's Journey into Night

A true modern classic from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

London Assurance

A classic comedy of manners with two of the great comic roles of the English stage, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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.

  • Paperback£10.99 £8.79
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

Life is a Dream

A masterpiece of the Spanish Golden Age, in an English version by John Clifford.

Les Parents Terribles

By Jean Cocteau Translated by Jeremy Sams

Jean Cocteau's frank, ironic, bruisingly melodramatic play dealing with incest and the diseased love from which it stems.

  • Paperback£9.99 £7.99
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

Amateur Productions
On Now & Coming Soon

Advertise Your Show


Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

Created by Mark Gatiss