Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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The Malcontent

A tragicomedy full of courtly intrigue, betrayal and jealousy. In the Nick Hern Books RSC Classics series.

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King Leir

An anonymous Elizabethan play about the ancient king of Britain, a prime source for Shakespeare's version of the story.

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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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The Wise Woman of Hoxton

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

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'Tis Pity She's a Whore

A classic tragedy of incestuous love between brother and sister. Published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Rosmersholm

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Ibsen's play about idealism and liberalism undermined by a deeply conservative society. In an English translation by Kenneth McLeish, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

John Gabriel Borkman

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

A sparkling translation of Ibsen's penultimate play.

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Six Characters in Search of an Author

Pirandello's most famous play, about the nature of theatre and the problems of theatricality. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Tamer Tamed

An irreverent and hugely entertaining 'sequel' to Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew.

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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.

Peribanez

A gripping drama of sex, power and passion from the Spanish Golden Age.

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Nathan the Wise

Lessing's 18th-century masterpiece, a passionate plea for religious tolerance.

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