NHB Classic Plays

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Nathan the Wise

Lessing's 18th-century masterpiece, a passionate plea for religious tolerance.

Three Sisters

Nicholas Wright's version of Chekhov's masterpiece, in which four young people are left stranded in a provincial backwater following the death of their father.

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.

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The Mandate

A chillingly grotesque farce set in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution.

A Dream Play

Caryl Churchill's spare and resonant version of Strindberg's enigmatic masterpiece.

Lady Windermere's Fan

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

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.

Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)

Richard Eyre's high-profile adaptation of Ibsen's famous 'problem play' about a headstrong woman's determination to control those around her.

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Thomas More

The incendiary story of Henry VIII's chancellor, Sir Thomas More, executed for failing to arrange Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon.

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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.

Don Carlos

Schiller's great tragedy transformed by Mike Poulton into an intense and gripping historical thriller.

Blood Wedding

García Lorca's blood-soaked story of doomed love, in a version by playwright Tanya Ronder.

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