NHB Classic Plays

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Medea (Northern Broadsides version)

By Euripides Adapted by Tom Paulin

Euripides' tragedy, reworked by poet Tom Paulin into lithe and sinewy modern English.

Medea (Theatre Babel version)

By Euripides Adapted by Liz Lochhead

Euripides' classic story of the woman who murders her own children in revenge for her husband's infidelity, here given a distinctive Scots flavour by the poet and playwright Liz Lochhead.

Rosmersholm

A portrait of idealism and democracy floundering in a society of conservatism and opportunism, considered by many to be Ibsen's dramatic masterpiece.

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Salome

The savage power of ancient myth collides with twentieth-century decadence in Oscar Wilde's astonishing tragedy.

Seagull

A striking version of Chekhov's classic play, restoring the cuts demanded by the Russian censor in 1896.

The City Madam (RSC edition)

A waspish city comedy attacking the vices of hypocrisy, greed, self-indulgence and social pretension.

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The Enchantment

The extraordinary and mesmeric play by the Swedish author who was reputedly a model for Miss Julie and Hedda Gabler.

The League of Youth

Ibsen's political comedy, in a crisp and satirical version by Andy Barrett.

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The Machine Gunners (stage version)

A thrilling adaptation of the beloved, award-winning children's novel.

Thyestes

By Seneca Translated by Caryl Churchill

Atreus, Agamemnon's father, takes revenge on his brother Thyestes by murdering Thyestes' sons and serving their flesh up for their father's dinner.

Wallenstein

Schiller's epic trilogy set during the Thirty Years' War, adapted into a gripping single play with all the drama and twists of fate of a Shakespearean tragedy.

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The Roaring Girl

A hilarious city comedy by the authors of A Mad World, My Masters and The Shoemaker's Holiday. features the text edited for the RSC production, and introductions by key members of its creative team. Part of the RSC's Roaring Girls season.

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