Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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A Woman Killed with Kindness

A startling domestic thriller from the seventeenth century, one of the first tragedies ever to be written about ordinary people. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Luise Miller

A masterpiece of power and politics that explores the battle between honour and corruption, between truth and betrayal.

Seagull

A striking version of Chekhov's classic play, restoring the cuts demanded by the Russian censor in 1896.

The League of Youth

Ibsen's political comedy, in a crisp and satirical version by Andy Barrett.

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The City Madam (RSC edition)

A waspish city comedy attacking the vices of hypocrisy, greed, self-indulgence and social pretension.

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Cardenio

Shakespeare's 'lost play' re-imagined

Set in the heat and dust of Andalusia in seventeenth-century Spain, Cardenio is the story of a friendship betrayed, with all the elements of a thriller: disguise, dishonour and deceit.

The Winter's Tale

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

Flare Path

A moving story of love and loyalty, courage and fear, based on Terence Rattigan's own experiences as a tail gunner in the Second World War.

Ivanov

Chekhov's compelling early play, set in a country weighed down by political, ideological and spiritual stagnation. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Yerma

Lorca's tale of an impassioned, childless woman who is driven by madness to commit a heinous crime. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Master Builder

An enthralling version of an unforgettable Ibsen classic.

Spring Awakening

Frank Wedekind's famously banned German play about adolescent sexuality.

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