NHB Classic Plays

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A Doll's House (Drama Classic)

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Ibsen's revolutionary tale of a woman's awakening to her need for a life of her own.

Hedda Gabler (Drama Classic)

By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

An English version of Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Blood Wedding (Drama Classic)

García Lorca's passionate, lyrical tale of longing and revenge: a twentieth century masterpiece.

The Country Wife

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

The Rover

A classic Restoration comedy by one of the earliest and most celebrated female playwrights. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Importance of Being Earnest

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

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.

Lady Windermere's Fan

A biting satire on the morals of Victorian society, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Richard III (West End edition)

Jamie Lloyd's version of Shakespeare's Richard III, edited for his Trafalgar Transformed production of the play in 2014, with additional bonus material.

Creditors

Passionate, dangerously funny, and enduringly perceptive, a wickedly enjoyable black comedy that Strindberg considered his masterpiece.

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.

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Believe What You Will

A Middle-Eastern leader comes out of hiding, and is hounded from state to state by the forces of the Roman Empire who threaten sanctions and ultimately war on anyone who harbours him.

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