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The Proposal

A brilliantly funny one-act play about a hypochondriac attempting to propose to an argumentative young woman.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

    A Tragic Figure

    A comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      On the Evils of Tobacco

      A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

      Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts


        A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

        Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

          The Wedding

          A one-act play by Chekhov in a translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine.

          Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts


            Richard Eyre's version of Ibsen's Ghosts is a fresh and vivid depiction of a woman who yearns for emotional and sexual freedom, but who is too timid to achieve it.


            By Tanya Ronder Original author Luigi Pirandello

            A funny and touching new version of Pirandello's high-spirited drama, set at the heart of a rural community where property and family unleash fierce passions.

            Dances of Death

            A gripping new version of Strindberg's masterly, darkly hilarious depiction of the struggles and strains of marriage.

            A Time to Reap

            A play that follows one woman from a Polish village to the bright lights of London, exploring the issue of abortion and the Catholic Church.

            Medea (Headlong version)

            By Euripides Adapted by Mike Bartlett

            A bold new version of the classic tragedy by one of Britain's hottest playwrights.

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            The Servant of Two Masters

            A classic Italian comedy that remains blisteringly hilarious and relevant, over two hundred and fifty years after it was written. 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.