The Duchess of Malfi is a tragedy that tells the story of a spirited duchess who secretly marries her steward, despite the opposition of her two brothers, leading to her destruction.
Volpone is a play hat tells the story of a wealthy Venetian nobleman named Volpone who has no heir and is feigning illness to lure potential heirs into his elaborate scheme.
Doctor Faustus is a play about a German scholar who becomes dissatisfied with traditional forms of knowledge and decides to pursue magic, with disastrous consequences.
The School for Scandal is a play set in the upper echelons of English society and follows the scandalous behaviour of various characters. The play satirises the gossip and intrigue that characterise the social world of the time.