Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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Slave Ubu

The third and final part of The Ubu Plays, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Slave Ubu concludes the adventures of Pa Ubu.

Published in volume Ubu (The Ubu Plays)

    The Seagull (Drama Classics)

    Chekhov's early tragedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

    The Spanish Tragedy

    A ghoulish and bloody 16th-century tragedy. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    The Master Builder (Drama Classics)

    By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

    Ibsen's study of the corrosive effects of a guilty conscience. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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    Don Juan

    By Molière Translated by Kenneth McLeish

    Molière's comedy about the notorious womaniser, in a fresh and performable translation by Kenneth McLeish.

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    The Recruiting Officer

    A classic Restoration-era comedy about the sexual exploits of two officers, the womanising Plume and the cowardly Brazen, as they go about their task of recruiting soldiers in the town of Shrewsbury.

    The Government Inspector

    A classic satire of provincial bureaucracy, in an English translation by Stephen Mulrine. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    The Revenger's Tragedy

    A Jacobean tale of personal vengeance in a morally bankrupt world. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    The Alchemist

    Ben Jonson's classic comedy, in a handy pocket edition in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    Doctor Faustus

    The classic story of the learned Doctor Faustus who sells his soul to the devil.

    Woyzeck (Drama Classics)

    One of the most performed and influential plays in German theatre, a modern classic that remains frighteningly relevant today. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    The Learned Ladies

    By Molière Translated by A.R. Waller

    Molière's satire of intellectual snobbery, in a translation first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.