Plays

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Waiting Room Germany

By Klaus Pohl Translated by David Tushingham

A raw and honest verbatim-theatre play about post-reunification Germany, commissioned in 1994 by Der Spiegel to test the mood of the new Germany.

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The Duchess of Malfi

The macabre Jacobean tragedy, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Stanley

A brilliant and painfully truthful portrait of Stanley Spencer, the wayward genius of modern British painting.

An Italian Straw Hat

A classic 19th-century French farce, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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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 Thickness of Skin

An intricate, tender play about the obligations we have to one another, and those we would rather not.

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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.

According to Hoyle

A comedy drama about male friendship in which five old friends meet for a traditional evening of poker.

Sight Unseen and other plays

Five plays by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

Death and the Maiden

A woman seeks revenge when the man she believes to have been her torturer happens to re-enter her life.

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.

The Learned Ladies

By Molière Translated by A.R. Waller

Molière's satire of intellectual snobbery, in a translation first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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Company (US edition)

Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's iconic musical comedy about life, love and marriage.

The Baltimore Waltz and other plays

A collection of Paula Vogel's work, surveying a remarkable decade of her writing for the stage. Her singular voice is exhilarating, comic and heartbreaking by turns.

Woyzeck

One of the most performed and influential plays in German theatre, a modern classic that remains frighteningly relevant today. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Lysistrata

The ancient Greek comedy in which the women of Greece go on a sex strike to force their husbands to end the Peloponnesian Wars. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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The Alchemist

Ben Jonson's classic comedy, in a handy pocket edition in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Smelling a Rat

A black comedy/farce from the author of Abigail's Party, premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1988.

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