Drama

Hamlet

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William Shakespeare


Hamlet is commonly regarded as one of the greatest plays ever written. Drawing on Danish chronicles and the Elizabethan vogue for revenge tr…

Othello

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William Shakespeare


Othello is the story of a cross-cultural romance between the title character, a noble moor who is a general in the Venetian army, and Desdem…

King Lear

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William Shakespeare


King Lear is widely held as the greatest of Shakespeare's tragedies; to some, it is the greatest play ever written. King Lear abdicates the …

The Parasite

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Being a physiologist, Austin Gilroy is unconvinced that the occult is real. His friend Professor Wilson, however, is not only convinced that…

Twelfth Night

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William Shakespeare


Hidden and mistaken identities, requited and unrequited loves, pranks and jokes abound in this romantic comedy. (Summary by Karen Savage)Cas…

Les Précieuses ridicules

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Molière


Madelon et Cathos, deux jeunes provinciales, arrivent à Paris en quête d'amour et de jeux d'esprit. Gorgibus, père de Ma…

Romeo and Juliet (version 2)

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William Shakespeare


Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare's famous tragedy of two "star-crossed lovers" from rival houses. Romeo and Juliet meet at a party …

A Doll's House

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Henrik Ibsen


A Doll's House, written two years after The Pillars of Society, was the first of Ibsen's plays to create a sensation and is now perhaps his …

Richard III

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William Shakespeare


Richard III is an early history play probably written and performed around 1592-93. It is the culmination of Shakespeare's earlier three pla…

Faust, Der Tragödie zweiter Teil

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Faust widmet sich im zweiten Teil aktiv verschiedenen Tätigkeiten und entspricht damit einem Ideal der Klassik: Der Mensch soll alle se…

The Mayor of Casterbridge (version 2)

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Thomas Hardy


Irritated and drunken, an itinerant farm-worker sells his wife and child to a stranger. Thus begins The Mayor of Casterbridge, set in rural …

Romeo and Juliet (version 3)

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William Shakespeare


Romeo and Juliet is an early tragedy by William Shakespeare about two teenage "star-cross'd lovers" whose "untimely deaths&qu…

The Tragedy of Macbeth (Version 2)

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William Shakespeare


Macbeth is a play written by William Shakespeare. It is considered one of his darkest and most powerful tragedies. Set in Scotland, the play…

Space Casey

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Christiana Ellis


Some heroines will steal your heart. This one will steal your wallet. In the future, mankind has expanded to fill the solar system, but when…

King Henry IV, Part 1

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William Shakespeare


King Henry IV, Part 1 is the second of Shakespeare’s eight Wars of the Roses history plays, with events following those of King Richard II. …

Medea

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Euripides


Euripides' tragedy focuses on the disintegration of the relationship between Jason, the hero who captured the Golden Fleece, and Medea, the …

Hercule Poirot 45 11 16 The Trail Led To Death



A small time private detective seeks and fails to persuade Poirot to assist him in finding a missing woman for his client. Meanwhile the pol…

The Oresteia

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Aeschylus


The Oresteia is a trilogy by Aeschylus, one of the foremost playwrights of ancient Greece. It encompasses three plays: Agamemnon, The Libati…

Hercule Poirot 45 05 03 Murder Wears A Mask



A stock broker who fails to persuade Poirot to help him discourage an actor from marrying his daughter, is framed for the actor's murder.

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