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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

      Swansong

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

      Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

        Miseryguts

        By Liz Lochhead Original author Molière

        A Scots version of Molière's play Le Misanthrope, by 'Scotland's greatest living dramatist' Scotland on Sunday.

        Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe

          The Sánchez Huerta Girl Killed Herself

          By Claudia Ríos Translated by Roxana Silbert

          After a young girl's suicide, her parents meet for the first time in years at the school where she died.

          Published in volume Mexican Plays

            King Ubu

            Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension, the first of his three plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu.

            Published in volume Ubu

              Cuckold Ubu

              A sequel to King Ubu, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Cuckold Ubu continues the adventures of Pa Ubu.

              Published in volume Ubu

                Slave Ubu

                The third and final part of The Ubu Plays, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Slave Ubu concludes the adventures of Pa Ubu.

                Published in volume Ubu

                  The Wedding

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

                  Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                    Bleeding Heart

                    A short dark comedy from Spain, in which a naive middle-aged transvestite encounters a petty thief nicknamed 'sour face'.

                    Uncle Vanya

                    Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of those who have worked tirelessly to keep the estate going.

                    The Wild Duck

                    By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

                    Ibsen's masterpiece of modern tragicomedy, in an English translation by Stephen Mulrine. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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                    Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

                    Created by Mark Gatiss