The Alchemist

Cast: 2f 10m plus extras

Staging: Simple set

Royalty Free: You do not need to apply for rights to perform this play.

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 162 pages ISBN: 9781854592620Publication Date:
19 Sep 1996
Size: 160mm x 104mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
EPUB, 162 pages ISBN: 9781780015392Publication Date:
12 Jan 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)
First Staged:
1610

The Alchemist

By Ben Jonson

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Face, Subtle and Dol Common are three rogues intent on conning the gullible out of their money. Setting up a quack-doctor's practice in Lovewit's house they promise miraculous services that cost their customers dear. Everything goes swimmingly, until Lovewit returns and the three turn against each other.

Ben Jonson's classic comedy The Alchemist was first performed by the King's Men in 1610.

This edition of the play in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series is edited by Simon Trussler, with an introduction by Colin Counsell.

Set Text >> The Alchemist is a set text for AQA English Language and Literature A/As Level.

Press Quotes

'Ben Jonson's comedy of dupes and conmen couldn't be more contemporary'

Time Out

Cast: 2f 10m plus extras

Staging:Simple set

Royalty Free: You do not need to apply for rights to perform this play.

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 162 pages ISBN: 9781854592620Publication Date:
19 Sep 1996
Size: 160mm x 104mm£3.99 £3.19You save £0.80 (20%)
EPUB, 162 pages ISBN: 9781780015392Publication Date:
12 Jan 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Ben Jonson:

The Devil is an Ass
Eastward Ho!
Volpone
Bartholomew Fair
Sejanus: His Fall

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