NHB Classic Plays

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The York Mystery Plays

Adapted by Mike Poulton

The greatest story ever told, in a version by Mike Poulton, premiered at York Minster in May 2016.

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.

Woyzeck (Drama Classics)

One of the most performed and influential plays in German theatre, a modern classic that remains frighteningly relevant today. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Women of Troy

By Euripides Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Euripides' great tragedy, covering themes of religious scepticism, the injustices within roles for women and the destructive power of war. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Women Beware Women

A Jacobean gore-fest of enforced seduction and ultimate revenge. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

A Woman of No Importance

Oscar Wilde's audacious drama of social scandal centres around the revelation of a long-concealed secret. In the Nick Hern Books 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.

The Witches of Lancashire

A sensational dramatisation of the seventeenth-century witch trials, first performed at the original Globe Theatre in 1634.

The Wise Woman of Hoxton

A city comedy complete with cross-dressing and disguise, dating from around 1605.

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The Winter's Tale

The official tie-in edition to the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's 2015 production, starring Judi Dench. Featuring exclusive additional content.

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.

The Wild Duck

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Ibsen's masterpiece of modern tragicomedy, in an English translation by Stephen Mulrine. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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