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The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

By D H Lawrence Introduction by Colin Counsell

Lawrence's second play, written in 1910 but unpublished until 1914, is an intense and powerful drama in the naturalist tradition, set in a Nottinghamshire mining town.

A Woman Killed with Kindness

Heywood's startling domestic thriller written in 1603, A Woman Killed with Kindness strips bare two women's lives - with forensic realism - in one of the first tragedies ever to be written about ordinary people.

All for Love

Dryden's 1677 play All for Love is a version of the Antony and Cleopatra story, told as a heroic tragedy.

The Beaux Stratagem

George Farquhar's immortal comedy about two young gentlemen with a misguided plan to get enrich themselves at the expense of a series of young heiresses.

The Changeling

Middleton and Rowley's masterpiece, a tale of murder, lust, seduction and blackmail in the seventeenth century.

The Country Wife

A classically bawdy Restoration Comedy, widely regarded as one of the filthiest and funniest plays ever written.

Doctor Faustus

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

The Duchess of Malfi

The macabre Jacobean tragedy, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Edward II

The political tragedy of a King who indulges his passion and renounces his duties, and ultimately pays the price for forsaking his country.

The Man of Mode

The best comedy of manners written in England before Congreve. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Recruiting Officer

Captain Plume arrives in Shrewsbury to recruit new soldiers. He falls for Sylvia - against her father's wishes. Rather than be sent away, Sylvia disguises herself as a man and so learns more about Plume than he would really like.

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The Rover

A classic Restoration comedy by one of the earliest and most celebrated female playwrights.

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Charles Dickens, Hugh Janes

The Haunting Instagram

19-26 October
Rugby Theatre