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Inventing a New Colour

A war-time Exeter family takes in an evacuee from London.

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    Ghetto

    By Joshua Sobol Adapted by David Lan

    The true story of the flourishing of a theatre in a wartime Jewish Ghetto.

    Playing for Time

    The extraordinary story of the women's orchestra in Auschwitz, originally filmed for television with Vanessa Redgrave, and adapted for the stage by Miller himself.

    Elizabeth Gordon Quinn (original Traverse Theatre version)

    A contemporary classic set during the Glasgow Rent Strike of 1915, with one of the best women's roles ever to emerge from Scottish theatre, an unforgettable tragicomic heroine with an extraordinary power to repel and attract.

    Published in volume Scot-Free

      Mad Forest

      A play written in response to the Romanian revolution of 1989, exploring the reactions of ordinary people to events.

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      The Shape of the Table

      An urgent political play about the collapse of an Eastern Bloc government at the end of 1989. Part of David Edgar's post-Cold War trilogy of plays.

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      The Emperor Jones

      An expressionistic chronicle of a black dictator's flight from his oppressed subjects.

        Strange Interlude

        A controversial work of extraordinary power, remarkable length (9 acts), and use of asides to express the characters' unspoken thoughts. An outstanding, somewhat Freudian play from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

        Assassins

        A dark and funny look at the end of the American dream - Stephen Sondheim lifts musical theatre to new heights of brilliance.

        Mourning Becomes Electra

        A trilogy of full-length plays relocating Aeschylus' Oresteia to New England in 1865, just after the end of the American Civil War.

        Medea

        The powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children as revenge for her husband's infidelity. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

        The Clearing

        A powerful play about the effects of Oliver Cromwell's military campaign in Ireland.

        Pentecost

        A valuable mural is discovered in a church in war-torn Eastern Europe. Part of David Edgar's trilogy of plays about post-Communist Eastern Europe.

        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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        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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        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 Revenger's Tragedy

        A Jacobean tale of personal vengeance in a morally bankrupt world. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

        Widows

        A smouldering political allegory about a political protest in a country ruled by a military junta. From the author of Death and the Maiden, written in collaboration with Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America.