NHB Classic Plays

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Volpone

Volpone is a Venetian aristocrat, a loveable rogue who enjoys the cunning pursuit of wealth more than money itself. Pretending to be mortally ill, he watches as his greedy neighbours swarm around him with expensive gifts in the hope of inheriting his fortune.

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The Way of the World

A classic comedy of manners from the Restoration period. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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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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Women Beware Women

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

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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.

The House of Bernarda Alba (Drama Classics)

Lorca's extraordinarily powerful drama, the last he wrote before his assassination, explores the darkness at the heart of repression.

The Seagull (Drama Classics)

Chekhov's early tragedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)

Chekhov's classic tragicomedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Antigone (Drama Classics)

By Sophocles Translated by Marianne McDonald

The first great 'resistance' drama - and perhaps the definitive Greek tragedy.

Bacchae

The story of revenge by the half-man, half-god Dionysos on Pentheus, King of Thebes, and all his people.

Medea (Drama Classics)

The powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children as revenge for her husband's infidelity. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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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.

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