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  • buckets (NHB Modern Plays)by Adam Barnard

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    How to fill what’s left of your day. How to fill the rest of your days. Sick buckets, bucket rattling, bucket lists, buckets of love. Wry, emotive, funny and heartfelt, buckets is a play with a unique perspective on a universal dilemma: how do you deal with the fact that time always runs out? Across thirty-three interconnected scenes... more...

  • The Widowing of Mrs Holroydby D.H. Lawrence

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 6.99

    The NHB Drama Classi series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and the... more...

  • Doctor Faustusby Christopher Marlowe

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 7.99

    The NHB Drama Classi series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and the... more...

  • The Well Of The Saintsby J.M. Synge

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 0.99

    Synge was educated privately at schools in Dublin and Bray, and was later to study piano, flute, violin, music theory and counterpoint at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. After graduating, Synge, with plans to be a professional musician went to Germany. He stayed at Coblenz during 1893 before moving to Würzburg in January 1894. He then abandoned... more...

  • Heartbreak House (Nobel Prize)by George Bernard Shaw

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 2.99

    Heartbreak House is a play written by George Bernard Shaw one of the truly great literary figures of our age. First published in 1919 and first played at the New York's Garrick Theatre in 1920. It is not often performed due to its complex structure. Based around a dinner party it’s a mixture of farce, social manners and British Society’s sad decline... more...

  • The Duchess Of Paduaby Oscar Wilde

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 2.99

    The Duchess of Padua is a play by the world famous wit Oscar Wilde. A five-act melodramatic tragedy set in Padua and written in blank verse. It was written for the actress Mary Anderson in early 1883 while in Paris. Alas she turned it down and it was abandoned until a run on Broadway re-titled Guido Ferranti. It ran for three weeks. It is rarely... more...

  • Admiral Guineaby Robert Louis Stevenson

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.49

    Robert Louis Stevenson. In the Scottish canon to be placed alongside Burns for your poems is high praise indeed but it’s a rightful place for one of Scotland’s finest novelists. Born in 1850 he managed to cram much into his 44 years travelling widely to France, the United States, Samoa and the South Seas. Of course he is widely feted for his classics... more...

  • Magic, A Fantastic Comedyby GK Chesterton

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.99

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in Campden hill, Kensington on May 29th 1874. Originally after attending St Pauls School he went to Slade to learn the illustrators art and literature. In 1896 he joined a small London publisher and began his journalistic career as a freelance art and literary critic. In 1901 he married Frances Blogg, to whom... more...

  • In The Shadow Of The Glenby JM Synge

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 0.79

    In 1896 JM Synge met W. B. Yeats, who encouraged Synge to live for a while in the Aran Islands and then return to Dublin and devote himself to creative work. In 1897 Synge suffered his first attack of Hodgkin's disease, a form of untreatable cancer at the time, and also had an enlarged gland removed from his neck. In 1898, he spent his first summer... more...

  • The Playboy Of The Western Worldby JM Synge

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 2.49

    In 1896 JM Synge met W. B. Yeats, who encouraged Synge to live for a while in the Aran Islands and then return to Dublin and devote himself to creative work. In 1897 Synge suffered his first attack of Hodgkin's disease, a form of untreatable cancer at the time, and also had an enlarged gland removed from his neck. In 1898, he spent his first summer... more...