Plays, playscripts

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  • Bacchae

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    Bacchae

    The story of revenge by the half-man, half-god Dionysos on Pentheus, King of Thebes, and all his people.

    SKU: 9781854594112 Category: Tag:
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  • Happy Days;

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    Happy Days;

    Written in 1960, “Happy Days” was produced in London at the Royal Court Theatre, in November 1962.

    SKU: 9780571229161 Category: Tag:
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  • Hedda Gabler and Other Plays

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    Hedda Gabler and Other Plays

    The play ‘Hedda Gabler’ portrays an unhappily married woman who is unable to break free from the conventional life she has created for herself, with tragic results for her entire family. An introduction explores Ibsen’s development as a dramatist and the language and psychology of his plays.

    SKU: 9780141194578 Category: Tag:
    £11.99
  • Jerusalem

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    Jerusalem

    Jez Butterworth’s hugely acclaimed, prize-winning play – a comic, contemporary vision of life in England’s green and pleasant land.

    SKU: 9781848420502 Category: Tag:
    £9.99
  • Pravda

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    Pravda

    First produced at the National Theatre in London in May 1985, ‘Pravda’ is a satirical play exploring the role of journalism in society. Taking its title from the Russian Communist Party newspaper, it is a satire on the mid 1980s newspaper industry, in particular the Australian media and press baron Rupert Murdoch. Lambert Le Roux is a media magnate striding his way through the regional papers en route to Fleet Street. Turning broadsheets tabloid, dumbing down the message and stretching the truth, Le Roux takes no prisoners as he creates a media monopoly out of a once-respected industry.

    SKU: 9781472574770 Category: Tag:
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  • Private Lives

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    Private Lives

    Elyot Chase and Amanda Prynne, divorced from one another five years previously, arrive coincidentally at the same French hotel. They are both honeymooning with their respective new spouses, but find that the old bond between them cannot be swept aside.

    SKU: 9780413744906 Category: Tag:
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  • Pygmalion

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    Pygmalion

    Shaw’s dramatization of a Cockney flower girl’s metamorphosis into a lady is both a fantasy and a platform for his views on social class, money and women’s independence.

    SKU: 9780141439501 Category: Tag:
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  • Pygmalion & Other Plays

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    Pygmalion & Other Plays

    Three of George Bernard Shaw’s most famous plays with a preface by Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench.

    SKU: 9781529048001 Category: Tags: ,
    £10.99
  • Saint Joan

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    Saint Joan

    In ‘Saint Joan’, the play that led directly to his Nobel Prize for Literature, Shaw shines a light on the roots of nationalism, religious fervour and hero worship.

    SKU: 9781913724658 Category: Tags: ,
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  • Sara/Minna Von Barnhelm (Trans. Ernest Bell/Anthony Meech)

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    Sara/Minna Von Barnhelm (Trans. Ernest Bell/Anthony Meech)

    Lessing: Two Plays

    SKU: 9780948230295 Category: Tag:
    £12.99
  • The Author

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    The Author

    By the author of England and An Oak Tree.
    SKU: 9781840029505 Category: Tag:
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  • The Recruiting Officer

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    The Recruiting Officer

    Revisions to this edition of The Recruiting Officer” include new notes
    based on recent scholarly material and the editor’s further study of
    the text, and an up-to-date reading list.”

    £9.99
  • The Revenger’s Tragedy

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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.

    SKU: 9781854593306 Category: Tag:
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  • The Talking Cure

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    The Talking Cure

    Set at the beginning of the 20th century, this play from the Oscar-winning writer of the screenplay ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ explores the world of Jung and Freud.

    SKU: 9780571214853 Category: Tag:
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  • The Wonderful World of Dissocia

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    The Wonderful World of Dissocia

    A two-play edition featuring Anthony Neilson’s companion plays, The Wonderful World of Dissociaand Realism, both produced by the National Theatre of Scotland. The text is published to coincide with the National Theatre of Scotland’s extensive tour of Dissocia from February til June 2007.

    SKU: 9780713687156 Category: Tag:
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  • Translations

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    Translations

    The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal.

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