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Oh What a Lovely War

Paperback, 01/03/1967, £10.99
Reissue of a classic Methuen Modern Play in a newly restored version with a new Introduction by Joan Littlewood

Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama

Paperback, 25/09/2003, £28.99
This second edition of the Companion offers students up-to-date factual and interpretative material about the principal theatres, playwrights and plays of the most important period of English drama, from 1580-1642. All the essays have been revised and their references updated; the substantial biographical and bibliographical section has been expanded.

Fences & Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Paperback, 27/02/2020, £12.99


Paperback, 29/08/2003, £9.99
Christopher Marlowe's story of a Scythian shepherd who through using his brutality, lust for power and also his charm becomes a mighty conqueror and the King of Persia.


Hardback, 06/02/2020, £14.99
Consequently, hundreds of thousands had fled from the Pale of Settlement and the pogroms in the East and many found sanctuary in the crowded tenements of the old Jewish quarter, Leopoldstadt. Tom Stoppard's new play is a passionate drama of love and endurance, an intimate play with an epic sweep, the story of a family who made good.

Devil is an Ass

Paperback, 01/08/1996, £14.99
This edition contains an introduction which looks at the special place of the play in Jonson's own life, his interest in London, the theatrical setting of the play and its sources and analogues. It also includes critical and explanatory commentaries and a glossarial index.

The Duchess of Malfi

Paperback, 02/02/1999, £1.99

The Country Wife

Paperback, 01/04/2018, £1.99

Two Besides: A Pair of Talking Heads

Hardback, 15/10/2020, £10.00
***Available for pre-order now*** The gorgeous, pocket-sized edition of the two brand-new Talking Heads ***As seen on BBC1 and iPlayer*** 'Given the opportunity to revisit the characters from Talking Heads I've added a couple more, both of them ordinary women whom life takes by surprise.

Normal People: The Scripts

Hardback, 12/11/2020, £20.00
The perfect gift for 2020 - the complete screenplays of the acclaimed Emmy-nominated television drama based on Sally Rooney's bestselling novel.

Caucasian Chalk Circle

Paperback, 22/04/2021, £10.99

A Doll's House

Paperback, 01/10/2020, £10.99

The Playboy of the Western World

Paperback, 14/01/2021, £8.99

This House

Paperback, 11/02/2021, £12.99

Angels in America (new edition)

Paperback, 07/04/2017, £12.99
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Collected Shorter Plays

Paperback, 05/01/2006, £14.99
Contains all of Beckett's less-than-full-length works (or 'Dramaticules') for the stage, radio, and television. Arranged in chronological order of composition, this book presents shorter plays, which demonstrate the laconic means and compassionate ends of Beckett's dramatic vision.

How It Is

Paperback, 05/11/2009, £9.99
A novel in three parts, written in short paragraphs, which tell (abruptly, cajolingly, bleakly) of a narrator lying in the dark, in the mud, repeating his life as he hears it uttered - or remembered - by another voice.

All That Fall and Other Plays for Radio and Screen

Paperback, 05/11/2009, £12.99
(Pause.) That sound you hear is the sea. (Pause.) I mention it because the sound is so strange, so unlike the sound of the sea, that if you didn't see what it was you wouldn't know what it was.

Krapp's Last Tape and Other Shorter Plays

Paperback, 21/05/2009, £12.99
Krapp's Last Tape was first performed by Patrick Magee at the Royal Court Theatre in October 1958, and described as 'a solo, if that is the word, for one voice and two organs: one human, one mechanical. Box - [Pause.] - three, spool - [Pause.] - five.

Expelled/The Calmative/The End with First Love

Paperback, 05/11/2009, £9.99
Then the noise of pebbles and mud that horses make when drinking. Till the horse had finished drinking or the driver deemed it had drunk its fill.Edited by Christopher Ricks

Company / Ill Seen Ill Said / Worstward Ho / Stirrings Still

Paperback, 21/05/2009, £10.99
Features four last prose fictions by Samuel Beckett that were originally published individually, and their composition spanned the final decade of his life. This edition also includes several short prose texts such as: "Heard in the Dark" I & II, "One Evening", "The Way", and, "Ceiling".

Our Day Out

Paperback, 08/03/1984, £10.99
Mrs Kay's 'Progress Class' are unleashed for a day's coach trip to Conway Castle in Wales - in an exuberant celebration of the joys and agonies of growing up and being footloose, fourteen and free from school. This edition contains the music for the play.

Russell Plays: Russell Plays 1 : "Breezeblock Park", "Our Day Out", "Stags and Hens", "Educating Rita" v.1

Paperback, 12/08/1996, £18.99
A collection of four plays by Willy Russell. The plays are "Educating Rita", "Breezeblock Park", "Our Day Out" and "Stags and Hens". All the plays are concerned with working class people striving to enjoy life or improve themselve

Blood Brothers

Paperback, 10/05/2001, £10.99
Twin brothers are seperated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends, in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath.

Stags and Hens

Paperback, 10/05/2001, £10.99
"Stags and Hens" takes place in the gents and ladies loos of a tacky Liverpool club, where Dave and Linda, unbeknownst to each other, hold their stag and hen partie

Alan Ayckbourn Plays 5

Paperback, 06/10/2011, £16.99
Yorkshire PostIf I Were You"A blissfully funny comedy that's also filled with sadness, a devilishly simple theatrical idea that spins out all kinds of complex truths about human nature."

Once a Catholic

Paperback, 01/12/1978, £9.99

Collected Screenplays

Paperback, 08/04/2002, £16.99
But Rafi's own shady past threatens to haunt him. London Kills Me (1991) A weekend in the lives of homeless Clint and his pal Muffdiver, youthful veterans of the streets of London, whose chief source of income derives from selling drugs to the wealthier denizens of Notting Hill.

Di and Viv and Rose

Paperback, 11/02/2021, £10.99


Paperback, 11/02/2021, £10.99

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?

Paperback, 11/02/2021, £10.99


Paperback, 11/02/2021, £10.99


Paperback, 29/04/2021, £10.99

Doll's House

Paperback, 29/04/2021, £10.99


Paperback, 29/04/2021, £10.99

Gone Too Far!

Paperback, 29/04/2021, £10.99


Paperback, 23/06/2021, £5.99
Here presented in its original 1916 version, with a wealth of extra material, including the author's subsequent revisions and additions to the text, Pygmalion has spawned a great number of screen adaptations and shows ancient myth's undiminishing ability to find new incarnations in modern life.

Four Little Girls and Desire Caught by the Tail

Paperback, 30/10/2019, £5.99
These surreal compositions have been considered as forerunners to the theatre of the absurd of the 1950s, as exemplified by Beckett, Ionesco and Adamov. This volume also contains the accompanying illustrations by Picasso himself.

Dr Faustus (New Mermaids - Based on the A Text)

Paperback, 28/11/2008, £9.99
Dr Faustus is a highly popular text, this student edition uses the A text, widely excepted as the most authentic published edition. Fully revised by leading Renaissance scholar, Ros King, it contains a completely new Introduction containing the latest criticism and stage history and revised commentary and notes.

Way of the world

Paperback, 16/11/1995, £4.99
The quintessential Restoration comedy.

Electra (McGuinness translation)

Paperback, 03/11/1997, £10.00
Locked into a bloody cycle of murder and reprisal, Electra, haunted by her father's assassination, is consumed by grief and a thirst for vengeance. When her brother Orestes at last returns, she urges him to a savage and terrifying conclusion.


7, £10.99
An essential text in the development of modern British drama

Ibsen Plays: v.2: Doll's House, An Enemy of the People, Hedda Gabler (trans Meyer)

Paperback, 25/09/1980, £12.99
Formerly part of the "World Dramatists" series of play collections by classic and modern playwrights, including foreign works in workable and accurate translations, this title and seven others are reissued in a new format under the heading, "World Classics".


Paperback, 07/08/2014, £9.99
Presents a virtual wonderland that provides total sensory immersion. This book explores the consequences of living out our private dreams.

Beggars Opera

Paperback, 01/02/2000, £1.99

Gorky Plays: v. 1: "Enemies", "The Lower Depths", "Summerfolk", "Children of the Sun"

Paperback, 14/07/1988, £17.99
Modern accurate and stageable translations of five of Gorky's plays


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