Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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A New Way to Please You (or The Old Law)

A black comedy about a question that haunts us today - what to do about an ageing population.

The Noble Spanish Soldier

A revenge tragedy set in the Spanish court, filled with powerful dramatic moments of violence, pathos, satire and humour. Part of the Globe Quartos series, co-published with Shakespeare's Globe.

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On the Evils of Tobacco

A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

    Othello

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

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    Peer Gynt

    A fresh translation of one of the last great epics of the nineteenth century.

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    Peer Gynt

    By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

    Ibsen's mighty epic, by turns fantastic and tragic, based on the Norwegian fairy tale Per Gynt. 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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    Phedra

    By Jean Racine Translated by Julie Rose

    Racine's reworking of Euripides' Hippolytus, celebrated for its tragic construction and the richness of its language.

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    The Playboy of the Western World

    J.M. Synge's extraordinary play about a young man on the run, and his unexpected elevation to folk hero. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

    The Poor Man's Comfort

    A Jacobean tragicomedy from 1617, about a shepherd who seeks redress for a miscarriage of justice.

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    The Proposal

    A brilliantly funny one-act play about a hypochondriac attempting to propose to an argumentative young woman.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      Queen Margaret

      Using Shakespeare’s orginal lines, alongside new text, Jeanie O’Hare retells The Wars of the Roses through the eyes of the extraordinary Margaret of Anjou.

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