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  • 'Michael Field'by Marion Thain

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Marion Thain recounts the development of this fascinating poetic persona, created by two female writers. more...

  • 'Tis Pity She's A Whoreby John Ford; Simon Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 40.95

    The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore , his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical productions. Simon Barker guides the reader through the full... more...

  • #aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiweiby Howard Brenton

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    A timely play based on the true story of an imprisoned Nobel Laureate. On 3 April 2011, as he was boarding a flight to Taipei, the Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei was arrested at Beijing Airport. Advised merely that his travel “could damage state security?, he was escorted to a van by officials after which he disappeared for 81 days. On his release, the... more...

  • 100 (NHB Modern Plays)by Christopher Heimann; Diene Petterle; Neil Monaghan

    Nick Hern Books 2010; US$ 11.65

    <p>A strikingly original play combining traditional storytelling with physical theatre, created by The Imaginary Body. Winner of a Fringe First at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival.</p> <p>Imagine that you must choose one single memory from your life.<br/>Imagine that choosing this memory is your only way of passing through to eternity.<br/>Imagine... more...

  • 1956 and All Thatby Dan Rebellato

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    It is said that British Drama was shockingly lifted out of the doldrums by the 'revolutionary' appearance of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court in May 1956. But had the theatre been as ephemeral and effeminate as the Angry Young Men claimed? Was the era of Terence Rattigan and 'Binkie' Beaumont as repressed and closeted as it seems?... more...

  • 1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four)by George Orwell; Duncan Macmillan; Robert Icke

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2013; US$ 12.99

    April, 1984. Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is watching him, and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye. Its ideas have become our ideas, and Orwells fiction is often said to be our reality. The definitive book of the 20th century is re-examined in a radical new adaptation exploring... more...

  • 2nd May 1997 (NHB Modern Plays)by Jack Thorne

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    <p>A smouldering play about escaping the past, seizing the present and owning the future.<br></p><p>2nd May 1997. An historic victory. The Tories, eighteen years in power, are defeated as New Labour sweeps into government. From the euphoria and despair, three deeply personal stories emerge.<br></p><p>Tory MP... more...

  • The 40 Minute Tempest / King Ramby William Shakespeare; Lesley Ross

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2002; US$ 12.99

    The 40 Minute Tempest recreates the world of Shakespeare's great play as told by Prospero and Ariel as they journey towards Prospero's retirement and Ariel's freedom. Using puppetry, the modern idiom and Shakespeare's verse it magically brings to life the world of Prospero's island. King Ram, based on King Lear, is the story of an old king with a... more...

  • 5/11 (NHB Modern Plays)by Edward Kemp

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 13.11

    <p>An epic and incendiary thriller about the Gunpowder Plot, weaving together the lives of kings, terrorists, priests and spies.</p> <p>It's 1605, and England is riven between Catholic and Protestant. An aristocratic group of young religious fanatics has recruited a mercenary, Guy Fawkes, to strike at the heart of the English Government.... more...

  • 54% Acrylic (NHB Modern Plays)by David Harrower

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 4.36

    When a young woman shoplifts for the first time, the store detective decides to give chase, but just how far is he prepared to go? This play was first staged at the Tron in Glasgow in 2010. more...