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.

French Without Tears

A masterpiece of light comedy from Terence Rattigan, about a group of bright young things attempting to learn French on the Riviera amid myriad distractions.

The Importance of Being Earnest

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

Desire Under the Elms

A story of greed, yearning and murder with incest and infanticide, and edged with echoes of Ancient Greek tragedy within a New England farming family.

    The Great God Brown

    A demonstration of O'Neill's expressionistic experimentation with masks to emphasise the distinction between characters, and the lack of understanding in human relationships.

      The Machine Wreckers

      By Ernst Toller Translated by Ashley Dukes

      A classic of German expressionism by an active revolutionary who was also an accomplished poet and playwright.

      Faust: Parts I & II

      A two-part version of Goethe's great work, retaining the mighty scope, linguistic daring and philosophical intricacy of the original.

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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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      Hedda Gabler

      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.

      Mary Stuart

      Schiller's grand historical tragedy, a battle of wits between Mary Queen of Scots and her captor, Queen Elizabeth I.

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      The White Devil

      The Italian Court is riddled with corruption in this classic Jacobean tragedy. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

      John Gabriel Borkman

      Nicholas Wright's sensitive version of Ibsen's late play, about a family brought low by the disgrace and imprisonment of its patriarch.

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