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 Spanish Tragedy

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

    Spring Awakening

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

    Strange Interlude

    A controversial work of extraordinary power, remarkable length (9 acts), and use of asides to express the characters' unspoken thoughts. An outstanding, somewhat Freudian play from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

    Summerfolk

    By Maxim Gorky Translated by Stephen Mulrine

    Gorky's magnificent play about the Russian bourgeois social class and the changes occurring around them in the middle of the first decade of the twentieth century. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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    Swansong

    A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      The Tamer Tamed

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

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      Tartuffe

      By Molière Translated by Martin Sorrell

      Moliere's comic masterpiece about an irreclaimable hypocrite - one of the most famous French plays of all time.

      The Tempest

      An eidition 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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      Thomas More

      The incendiary story of Henry VIII's chancellor, Sir Thomas More, executed for failing to arrange Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon.

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      Three Sisters

      By Anton Chekhov Translated by Paul Schmidt

      A clear, colloquial and accurate translation of Chekhov's play about the Prozorov family's dream of returning from the provinces to an idealised Moscow.

      Three Sisters

      Chekhov's masterpiece of provincial claustrophobia, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

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