Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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Henry V

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

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The Honest Whore

A passionate tale of paternal disapproval and sexual deceit, following the lives of a princess and a whore.

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The House of Bernarda Alba

García Lorca's drama about the shattering effects of emotional repression on a family of cloistered daughters, in a version by playwright Rona Munro for the critically acclaimed Shared Experience Theatre Company.

The House of Bernarda Alba

Lorca's extraordinarily powerful drama, the last he wrote before his assassination, explores the darkness at the heart of repression.

The Hypochondriac

By Molière Translated by Martin Sorrell

Molière's classic farce in a fresh and performable translation. 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 Illusion

An enchanting argument for the power of theatrical imagination over reality, The Illusion weaves obsession and caprice, romance and murder, fact and fiction, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion of all – love.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's undying comedy – in an edition to fit any handbag.

The Island Princess

A lyrical and poetic Discovery Play about Princess Quisara of the Indonesian island of Tidore, who vows to marry the man who can free her imprisoned brother.

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An Italian Straw Hat

A classic 19th-century French farce, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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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.

The Jew of Malta

Christopher Marlowe's drama of religious conflict, intrigue, and revenge, set on the island of Malta. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.